26 at 6

Did you know United Way of Southwest Michigan has their own radio show!? Tuesdays at 6pm on WSJM, we’ll be airing "26 at 6,” a show that brings you 26 stories in 26 weeks! The show will be hosted by our President, Anna Murphy, who will be chatting with some great guests. You won’t want to miss it! 

 
 
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SHOW #1: DISASTER RECOVERY

Our first show focuses on the floods that hit Southwest Michigan back in February.

CHAPTER ONE: Anna Murphy with Sgt. Ron Bush – “The immediate aftermath” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER TWO: Anna Murphy with Mike Hildebrand – “The impact of volunteers” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER THREE: Anna Murphy with Lindsey Collard – “45 minutes to leave my home” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER FOUR: Anna Murphy with Sgt. Ron Bush – “The long-term recovery continues” (Listen/Download)
 
To listen to the entire show from WSJM 94.9, click HERE.

 
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SHOW #2: LITERACY

In our second show we discuss early learning literacy, the importance of summer reading and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

CHAPTER ONE: Anna Murphy with Rachel Wade – “Combatting ‘summer slide’” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER TWO: Anna Murphy with Brent Holcomb – “Child readiness in Cass County” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER THREE: Anna Murphy with Angela Brownie – “Dolly Parton Imagination Library” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER FOUR: Anna Murphy with Isaiah Brownie – “Llama, Llama, Red Pajama” (Listen/Download)

 
 
 
 
 

SHOW #3: Whirlpool & Volunteerism

Our third show focuses on Whirlpool volunteerism, particularly at Harbor House Adult Day Services, a program of Child and Family Services of Southwestern Michigan, in Benton Harbor.

CHAPTER ONE: Anna Murphy with Whirlpool's Matt Meier, Dave Cichocki and Erika Schreiber – “Whirlpool's impact on the community through volunteerism” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER TWO: Anna Murphy with Harbor House activity coordinator Ann Barz and Harbor House clients Melvin, Jim and Phyllis – “Services for senior adults with special needs” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER THREE: Anna Murphy with Whirlpool's Lindsey Booza – “Harbor House volunteer experience” (Listen/Download)
CHAPTER FOUR: Anna Murphy with Whirlpool's Matt Meier, Dave Cichocki and Erika Schreiber – “Whirlpool cardboard boat races” (Listen/Download)