28th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon in Royal Oak

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit will hold its 28th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon on Friday, Feb. 27 on News/Talk 760 WJR at a new venue. The 16-hour Radiothon will be held at Emagine Theatres at 200 N. Main Street in Royal Oak. This fundraiser is the primary source of funding for the nonprofit's Bed & Bread program.

The event will be hosted by WJR's regular line up of Paul W. Smith, Frank Beckmann and Mitch Albom, along with Big Al Muskavito in the mid-afternoon. Bed & Bread Club chairman and retired Detroit radio Hall of Famer Dick Purtan will close out the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Throughout the day, WJR's Ken Rogulski will broadcast live from the Bed & Bed trucks. The on-air personalities, along with special guests, will encourage the listening audience to join the "Club That's Here for Good."

Supporters who make a Bed & Bread donation on the day of the Radiothon will be entered to win a 2014 Chevy Sonic, courtesy of Moran Chevrolet. Donations can be made by:

Calling (248) 528-0760.
Texting BEDANDBREAD to 41444
Visiting www.salmich.org or www.wjr.com
Mailing check or money order to: The Salvation Army's Bed & Bread Club, to: 16130 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075

The Bed & Bread program serves more than 5,000 meals to hungry Detroiters each day. That's more than 1.8 million meals every year to men, women and children who would otherwise go without. In addition, the Bed & Bread program provides more than 600 homeless individuals with shelter each night, more than 212,000 nights annually.

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