The Bed & Bread Club Radiothon 2020

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The 33rd Annual Bed & Bread Radiothon presented by the Ford Motor Company Fund returns to the heart of Detroit!

The event will kick off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 on WJR Radio allowing listeners a head start to help support those in need in metro Detroit. The live broadcast will begin at 6 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 from One Campus Martius. Local and national civic and business leaders will join the conversation and encourage individuals to make a difference for the hungry and homeless in metro Detroit.

Friday, February 28 On-Air Schedule:
6 – 10 a.m. Paul W. Smith
10 – 2 p.m. Frank Beckmann and Steve Courtney of WJR
2 – 4 p.m. The Mitch Albom Show
4 – 7 p.m. Guy Gordon with Dick Purtan and friends
*Special guest Jim Vella on air throughout the day.

There are four ways to contribute this year:
- Text BREAD to 24365
- Visit our donation page
- Call 833-SAL-HOPE (833-725-4673)
- Send a check or money order, payable to the Salvation Army's Bed & Bread Club, to 16130 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075

The Bed & Bread Club® provides food and shelter 365 days a year. Meals are served from Bed & Bread trucks at designated stops along three routes throughout the city of Detroit. Bed & Bread meals are also served at Salvation Army corps community centers across metro Detroit. Hats, gloves, socks, personal supplies and blankets are often distributed, along with meals.

With your support, together, we provide nearly 1.3 million meals and provide nearly 118,000 nights of safe shelter.

Find key messages and more Radiothon resources here.

You can view our livestream starting Friday, February 28 at 6 am!

$10 per month is all it takes to make a real difference for the hungry and homeless in metro Detroit. Become a Bed & Bread® partner for $120 and Join the Club That's Here For Good!

For $20/month or $240, you will get a free Bed & Bread Club neck gaiter. And for $15 more, you will receive a Bed & Bread Club® neck gaiter AND we will donate one to someone in need. Click here to get your gaiter.

Let us know you're going on Facebook!

For more information about the details of this event, contact Barb Pilat, Volunteers and Events Coordinator, at or 248-996-5051.

For more information about corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Gallop, Major Gifts and Corporate Foundations Relations Director, at or 248-330-2146.

If you'd like to distribute information about the Radiothon, please use our flyer!