Well 2011 is starting off like a rocket for Kids Are Heroes. We couldn’t be more excited about it. One of the things we have been working on is to get on local radio stations around the country to help spread the word. MaryMargaret and I were invited by Brian Dempsey of WBTN AM in Vermont to do an interview. He liked it so much he asked us to do a half-hour weekly show on Saturday mornings. Wow! Talk about learning how to swim the hard way! After only one show, the big muckety-mucks of the station decided they wanted us to do a full hour! That starts on January 29th. (To listen live via the internet to our weekly show or to listen to previous shows and to see a schedule, visit this page.) Update: I was just asked to do an interview on the same station this Tuesday, Jan. 25th at 8:30AM EST. We are going to talk about our Saturday show. A radio show about a radio show. It’s all good!
On Tuesday, January 25, at 12PM EST, I will be live on Debbie Glickman’s Toginet Radio show. The show is called “Believe in Your Fairytale and Your Zing will Come True!” Well here’s hoping our “zing” comes true. Here is the link for that show.
More exciting news came the other night when we were invited to have a guest spot on Radio Disney (KMIC AM) in Houston Texas. As it was explained to me there are many affiliate stations around the country that carry the national feed of Radio Disney. According to Lauren our interviewer, “Each market then has a public affairs program that airs weekly. This is the only local show in each market so its a very important show!” Our interview will be aired on April 3 as April is National Volunteer Month. Even though it is local, it is a 5000 watt station and we are very excited to be introduced to the folks in Houston.
So if you know of a radio show producer or are one we would love it if you would help us get the word about about what our kids are doing. I can’t say enough about how our kids are making so many positive impressions on kids around the world and getting them to take part in volunteer activities. It’s an amazing sight to see. And if you get time kindly support us by listening to our radio shows — even call in if you get the opportunity. We’d love to hear from you!
BREAKING NEWS!!! Thanks to one of our Facebook fans who read this blog post, it was suggested to us to look up a Sirius/XM station called KidsPlace LIVE. I checked out their Facebook page and sent off an email. Turns out their music director really loves what we are doing and he invited us to come in THIS SATURDAY (Jan 29) to their studios in Washington DC for a LIVE interview!!! So right after we finish our own show we are headed down to DC. So, if you are one of their 700,000 listeners, please tune in to “Robbie Schaefer’s Bandwagon” show from 10AM-2PM EST on Channel 116! Thanks Danica!!
Update 2/1/11: Our interview with Robbie was a lot of fun and brought awareness to a whole new audience. We put another message out on our Facebook page and landed yet another interview this time with an up and coming radio host named Christopher Gabriel out of Fargo, North Dakota. Our appearance on his show is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb 8 at 2PM EST. Go to wday.com to listen live!!
We are so thankful for the people that are helping us land these interviews. The more people that know about us the more we can have a positive influence on.