"You have no idea how much you have been used by God to help me. " As I read these hand-written words I received from a dear listener I’ll refer to as Mike, I knew he would want me to share them with you.
What a week it’s been! On Friday morning we wrapped up the on-air portion of KLRC’s 2017 Spring Fundraiser. We are thankful and thrilled that over 2000 of you decided to “Be The Change” by sharing hope in Jesus through a gift of support to KLRC.
It’s been an exciting week! After a week full of challenge matches, life-change stories, and sharing the vision God has given us for KLRC, we now find ourselves in the final hours of KLRC’s Spring Fundraiser. Just minutes ago, we began our final morning at 87% of the way to reaching the goal.
In the very first hours of the very first day of KLRC's Spring Fundraiser, a minivan pulled up outside the KLRC Studios. Keri, from the KLRC Morning Show, immediately said, "I bet that's Jenna!" She was right, of course. Everyone here at KLRC knows Jenna.
Today, more than a dozen children will come into foster care in Arkansas because of abuse or neglect. They will join nearly 4,500 other children in state custody, and this year, more than 7,000 children will spend time in foster care. The greatest need of every child in foster care is a safe, loving family where they can heal and grow.
After much prayer and many hours invested in the budget process, we’ve determined the listener portion of our budget for 2017 to be $1,160,000. We’re anticipating the need to hold two on-air fundraisers to reach our annual listener budget need. The first is happening March 14-17th during KLRC’s "Be The Change" Spring Fundraiser.
When we heard about Stephen's story, we just knew we had to share it with you. We'll let him tell you in his own words. "Shortly after we had Ainsley, my wife Leslie began see the effects of her congenital heart defect.
At KLRC we have a lot of favorite traditions during our fundraiser celebration week. There’s the confetti cannons, the nerf guns, the amazing phone volunteers, the generous matching challenges from our community, and (our personal favorite) the stories! But one of our most important traditions is to begin the fundraiser week focused on prayer.
Manuel is the type of person who lights up a room. When you pair his infectious smile with his beaming excitement for sharing the good news of Christ, it’s hard not to be smiling along with him. Recently he and the group of young men he mentors visited our station for a tour.
I can’t wait to introduce you to a mom I got to meet recently. Her name is Tysha, and we have a lot in common. We’re both single moms, we both have a house full of children, and we both have a 17 year-old son.