Spirit Catholic Radio Care-a-Thon March 22 - 26
(SNR/KVSS) – During the week of March 22-26, normal programming
on the Spirit Catholic Radio Network will be replaced with the Spring 2010
Care-a-Thon – “Come Holy Spirit.”
From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., this semi-annual on-air membership drive will focus on
raising funds necessary to meet the operational needs of the network.
“We’re inviting you to become a member of the Spirit Catholic Radio family, or
renew your membership,” said Jim Carroll, executive director of Spirit Catholic
Radio. “The very act of calling makes you a member. Whether prayer support or
financial support, your call is an affirmation that Spirit Catholic Radio
matters to you.”
Mr. Carroll explained that contributions during the Care-a-Thon help meet
on-going operational expenses of more than $90,000 per month.
“Utilities, salaries, licenses, production, programming, and equipment are among
our many expenses. Our Care-a-Thons play a critical role in keeping the Spirit
Catholic Radio Network on the air.”
For 12 hours, Monday through Friday, regular programming will be pre-empted,
providing time to hear a variety of voices talking about Catholic radio.
“The bishops and various priests and religious from the Spirit Catholic Radio
coverage area will have the opportunity to be heard, along with people you hear
regularly on Spirit 102.7 FM,” said John Soukup, Lincoln/Grand Island station
manager. “Last year we had over 2,500 donors whom we consider our life blood.
Listener support is so vital to our mission, so we’re asking all to prayerfully
consider a gift.”
Listeners have the option of becoming a member of the Challenger Club. Any gift
of $500 or more will be used to challenge listeners to match, dollar for dollar,
thereby doubling the pledge. Challenge dollars can be pledged now at
402-571-0200, ext. 15, or at KVSS.com. A toll free number will also be
advertised during the Care-a-Thon to make a pledge.
“I love it when we get calls from people to help match a challenge gift, or who
are calling because they were inspired to become a member of the Spirit Catholic
Radio family,” said Mr. Soukup. “We’ve had people calling from their tractor
while in the field listening to the radio, or from people across the world
listening on KVSS.com. It’s then you know that our mission to bring Christ to
people and people to Christ is having an impact.”
2013 Southern Nebraska Register Publication Dates
(Resume Jan 4, 2014)
November 27 (Wed.)