Forever Cumberland partnered with the many Relay for Life events in our area sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Several events took place including the events at Rocky Gap June first, the Garrett county Fairgrounds June 7th, and the events in Romney, Keyser, Bedford, Somerset or Meyersdale. We offered links to the events at Forever…
The Cumberland, Tri-State Autism Walk was held Saturday April 13th at Allegany College of Maryland. The Cumberland, Tri-State, Autism Walk proceeds stay right here in our area. Forever Cumberland was Live on Location the day of the walk, and had web site links to make donations for this year’s walk and get additional information.
The Hooley Plunge took place Saturday March 2nd at Rocky Gap State Park. Forever Cumberland was “Live on Location.” The Hooley Plunge benefits Special Olympics of Allegany County and other programs for the developmentally disabled. Nearly 100 thousand dollars was raised.
The Union Rescue Mission’s annual “Soup Drive” ran from January until February 8th. Donations of canned soups, and other non-perishable items were collected at various donation locations throughout the community.
Forever Cumberland held our Stuff The Truck promotion from 5am to 10pm at Ollies in Lavale Plaza to benefit Toys for Happiness. The goal is to fill a Pitt Ohio tractor trailer with new toy donations and encourage cash donations to Toys for Happiness. By the end of the day, the truck was filled with…
Forever Cumberland worked with the Interfaith Food Pantry to help feed the less fortunate during this years Fort Hill vs Allegany High School homecoming game. The food pantry staff collected non-perishable food donations at the gates of the stadium where ten thousand or more spectators came to see the game at Greenway Avenue Stadium in…
Once again this year all 4 Forever Cumberland Radio stations joined with “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” for a walk to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer. The walk was held October 20th at Canal Place in Cumberland. Hundreds took part in the walk.
Forever Cumberland joined in the 4th annual “Howard’s 25K Run”, August 18th and 19th. The weekend offered multiple events; the Sweet Pea Shuffle at Canal Place on Saturday the 18th from 4-7PM. Sunday morning the 19th, the “Paws on the Pavement 5K” AND the feature race, Howard’s 25 K Run. Proceeds benefited the Allegany County Animal Shelter.
Forever Cumberland joined cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and families as a part of the Relay for Life in Meyersdale on the Athletic Field. The event started at 4 pm Friday with opening ceremonies and registration and continued until 10 am Saturday, featuring the empowering “survivor lap” at 6 pm on Friday.
Relay for life is a team fundraising event where members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps. This event was June 2nd at Rocky Gap State Park.