Corus Radio Edmonton to #FeedTheFort

Corus partners with Edmonton’s Food Bank to aid victims of fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta

(Edmonton, Canada) CISN Country 103.9 (CISN-FM), 92.5 FRESH Radio (CKNG-FM) and Edmonton’s Food Bank are teaming up for the #FeedTheFort campaign to collect non-perishable food items, in support of victims of the devastating fire in Fort McMurray, AB.

Non-perishable food donations will be collected in the rear parking lot of Corus Radio Edmonton at 5205-84st NW, as a part of the #FeedTheFort campaign on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, May 5: Until 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 6: 5:30a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

“Edmonton has proven time and time again, when help is needed, our city insists on helping,” said Chris Scheetz, On-Air Host, CISN Country 103.9 FM. “Corus Radio Edmonton is behind every effort to help our friends in Fort McMurray.”

“In addition to providing food support in our communities, food banks are a network that can jump into action during natural disasters and displacement of people,” said Tamisan Bencz-Knight, Manager of Strategic Relationships & Partnerships, Edmonton’s Food Bank. “Edmonton’s Food Bank is working with Alberta Food Banks & other community Food Banks throughout the province to ensure food resources are stocked at this time to help residents and evacuees. Donations to Edmonton’s Food Bank will be used locally and shared outside of Edmonton to anyone in need.”

Corus Radio Edmonton also encourages monetary donations to be made to the Alberta Fires Appeal through the Canadian Red Cross at www.redcross.ca.

Corus Radio Edmonton is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based integrated media and content company that creates, broadcasts, licenses and delivers content across a variety of platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses specialty television and radio with additional assets in television broadcasting, live events, children’s book publishing, children’s animation, animation software, and technology and media services. Corus’ television brands include ABC Spark, Cartoon Network (Canada), CMT (Canada), Cosmopolitan TV, Disney Channel (Canada), Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickelodeon (Canada), OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), Telelatino, TELETOON, Treehouse, W Network, YTV, Historia, La chaîne Disney, Séries+ and TÉLÉTOON. Its 39 radio brands include CKNW AM 980, Rock 101, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh Radio, JUMP! 106.9, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. The company also owns Nelvana, an internationally renowned animation production company, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and Quay Media Services. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at https://www.corusent.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Shaun Tomko
Manager, Promotions and New Media
Corus Radio Edmonton
780.420.4213
shaun.tomko@corusent.com

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