101.9 KINK Raises Over $130,000 for World Concern
PORTLAND, OR, May 3, 2017 – Alpha Media, Portland is proud to announce 101.9 KINK FM raised $134,000 with a radiothon for World Concern “One Village Transformed,” produced by i58:10 Media. The goal of the radiothon was to establish 102 new donors and they were able to exceed their goal with 112 new donors.
KINK listeners have supported a 3-year, 3-stage plan to transform Abongo, a South Sudan village, and help the 1,987 people living there survive and ultimately become self-sufficient through World Concern. World Concern is a Christian humanitarian organization headquartered in Seattle that serves in 12 countries worldwide. World Concern’s targeted goals are to respond to disasters, dig wells, and educate people. More than 90% of all donations go directly to programs serving the people they work with including; marginalized farmers, tribal people, orphans and vulnerable women & children.
KINK Program Director, Sean Demery commented on the announcement, “KINK was just the loud speaker used to amplify a worthy message. Thank you KINK listeners for caring. We are all connecting. Something good was created. Who can we all help next?”
“Once again the KINK Community came together to make a difference in the world. Over the next three years this village will be completely transformed by the KINK Community’s support. Clean water will become available, hunger will diminish significantly, children will learn to read and write and the people of Abongo will develop an economic foundation so as to be financially independent. It’s an honor to partner with the KINK Community and see this One Village Transformed,” remarked David Harms, President of i58:10 Media.