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UPDATE: Holiday Drive Was A Big Success

The 19th annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive was a huge success. Hundreds of people stopped by during the two day Holiday Drive to donate new unwrapped toys, gifts for senior citizens, non-perishable food and cash. 100% of all the donations collected during the Holiday Drive will benefit the Interfaith Food Continue reading

Donate To The Holiday Drive Thursday And Friday

holiday-driveThe Annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is going on now! The Drive which started at 6 this morning ends at 6 tonight and continues again tomorrow from 6am to 6pm. Santa Claus and volunteers are standing by now to take your Continue reading

Kids Can Talk To Santa At The Holiday Drive

santa tight editDSCF0307The 18th annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive gets underway tomorrow.  As in past years volunteers will be outside the Centennial Mall in Craig to take donations of non-perishable food, new unwrapped toys, gifts for senior citizens and cash.  Santa Claus will also be there to talk to kids about their Christmas wishes.  93.7 102.3 KRAI and Continue reading

Holiday Drive Thursday and Friday

holiday-driveThe annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is almost here!  For 18 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado and continues to demonstrate the generosity of Continue reading

Donations To The Holiday Drive Continue

santaAlthough our 17th Annual Holiday Drive officially ended almost 2 weeks ago, cash, food and gift donations continue to roll in. Yesterday, during a visit from Santa, the students at Ridgeview Elementary School in Craig donated 900 pounds of food. In addition, $150 in cash and dozens of senior citizen gifts have also been received. With those Continue reading

Holiday Drive Photo Gallery

santaAlthough the 17th annual KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is over, the organizers of “Christmas for Kids”, “Christmas for Seniors” have been busy separating, organizing, bagging, boxing and wrapping gifts for children and seniors in preparation for pre-Christmas delivery.  At the “Interfaith Food Bank” shelves are stocked so the Continue reading

Generous Donations To Help Hundreds In NW Colorado

santa hot chocolate 2013After 24 hours over two days the 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive was acknowledged as a huge success. That, despite a struggling economy and worries over actions by the Obama Administration that have adversely affected the outlook of most residents of Northwest Colorado. During the Holiday Drive, businesses, civic groups, children and the extraordinary residents of the area gave $23,381 in cash Continue reading

KRAI And 55 Country Holiday Drive

The 17th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 3rd and 4th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.

Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

What Is Needed?
Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
dolls – stuffed animals-bikes-trikes-games-balls-electronics-blocks-art supplies-etc.

– Non-perishable food
green beans-corn-peas-rice-instant mashed potatoes-pasta-soup-salsa-pasta sauce-gravy mix-canned goods of all types-peanut butter-jelly-etc.

– Gifts for senior citizens
games-blankets-books-books on CD-gift cards-dog food-etc.

– Cash
Make checks out to either “Holiday Drive” or “Moffat County United Way”.

NOTE: 100% of your cash donation will be passed directly to the organization(s) of your choosing. Make a notation on the check how you would like to divide up or designate your cash donation. If no designation is noted your cash donation will be divided equally between the four organizations: The Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

How Can You, Your Business, Club or Organization Help?
– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business or church
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive. Call 824-6574
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive to drop off your donations

Holiday Drive – How You Can Help

santa hot chocolate 2013The annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive!  For 17 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado…underscoring the generosity of the those who call this area home.  Hundreds of individuals, businesses, churches, civic groups, students and the young and old, show up every year to make donations during the two days of the Holiday Drive.  In addition of the Continue reading

KRAI Says Goodbye to Mike Fuller

121Today, 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country say goodbye to one of its longest running employees. Mike Fuller started at Wild West Radio in May of 1996, and will end his run today, 19 and a half years later. Fuller has been a part of the news department during his entire tenure, and has been Continue reading

Holiday Drive – KRAI & 55 Country

Holiday Drive 2014

What Is The Holiday Drive?

The 16th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 4th and 5th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig.   KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.

Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food.  100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

Last year the KRAI Holiday Drive collected $28,500 in cash; 5,850 pounds of food and over 2,000 new toys, including everything from bicycles, remote control cars and electronics to dolls and games. The 2013 drive became our 2nd most successful ever, a huge feat in an uncertain economy.

Hundreds of volunteers participated during the event, providing live music, entertainment, photography, bookkeeping and man power to collect, sort and move all the donations.

Volunteers and donors from schools, businesses, civic organizations, clubs and others with no specific affiliation stepped in to help. Vehicles, trailers, heaters, propane (it was 30 below zero when we started broadcasting outside), food and much more was provided to help make the event a success.

What Is Needed?

Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
– Non-perishable food
– Gifts for senior citizens
– Cash
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY – A large, clean, safe, secure location in Craig, to store, separate and distribute the toys.  Call 824-6574 now!

How Can You, Your Business,
Club or Organization Help?

– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business.
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive.  Call now 824-6574.
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive with your donation

Questions Or Want A Poster?

Call 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country at 970-824-6574

Holiday Drive Starts Tomorrow

santaThe 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is tomorrow and Friday at the Centennial Mall in Craig. Those who would like to help out their friends and neighbors during the holidays can drop off non-perishable food, new and unwrapped toys, gifts for seniors, and cash from 6 in the morning to 6 in the evening both days. 100 percent of the proceeds raised will stay in the community to benefit Advocates Crisis Support Continue reading