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"Happy" and The Newfoundland Growlers

This holiday season VOCM Cares has partnered with the Newfoundland Growlers to support the VOCM Happy Tree! On Sunday, December 4th when the Growlers take on the Worcester Railers at Mary Brown’s Centre, $5 from every specially priced “VOCM Cares Happy Tree” ticket will be donated to the ongoing Happy Tree campaign. In addition, the … Continued '... read more

Happy Tree - 2022 Campaign Information Happy Tree - 2022 Campaign Information

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Happy Tree - 2022 Campaign Information

  The Happy Tree Campaign is back. Help us bring comfort and joy to local families this holiday season. Monetary donations are appreciated and can be made online at vocmcares.com or by cheque to: VOCM Cares Happy Tree Campaign, c/o VOCM Cares Foundation PO Box: 8590, St. John’s NL A1B 3P5.   Unwrapped toys and … Continued '... read more

Save the Date - Dial-a-Carol is Back - November 27 Save the Date - Dial-a-Carol is Back - November 27

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Save the Date - Dial-a-Carol is Back - November 27

    Join us on November 27, live on VOCM from 1-6pm as we kick off the holidays and raise essential funds in support of a local charity. VOCM listeners can call into the program to pledge their support and in return request their favourite holiday/Christmas carol.   The 2022 Dial-a-Carol Recipient will be the … Continued '... read more

Coats for Kids Metro Community Store Info Coats for Kids Metro Community Store Info

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Coats for Kids Metro Community Store Info

Coats for Kids Collection Centers are now closed. Thank you for helping us keep thousands of families warm this Winter. NOTICE: Free Community Store Info:There will be a free community Coats for Kids store at the Royal Canadian Legion, 57 Blackmarsh Rd. The store is open to the public on November 14 from 1-5pm and November … Continued '... read more

VOCM Cares Thanksgiving Food Drive is back! VOCM Cares Thanksgiving Food Drive is back!

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VOCM Cares Thanksgiving Food Drive is back!

VOCM Cares Foundation and Metrobus, in partnership with Sobeys, are once again hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive in St. John’s metro and surrounding areas from September 29 – October 11.  Please join us as we support the Community Food Sharing Association by donating non-perishable food items at the following participating Sobeys locations: Kelsey Drive Topsail Road Merrymeeting Road … Continued '... read more

Camp with Cares Re-cap! Camp with Cares Re-cap!

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Camp with Cares Re-cap!

Throughout August 22 to August 24, VOCM Cares Foundation highlighted three incredible camps that not only let kids be kids, but also help instill valuable skills, a sense of empowerment and belonging, and life-changing experiences for participants. In keeping with our mandate, VOCM Cares Foundation has provided funding to each of these camps, as they help … Continued '... read more

Camp with Cares is back! Camp with Cares is back!

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Camp with Cares is back!

Throughout August 22nd to August 24th, VOCM Cares Foundation will highlight incredible camps that not only let kids be kids, but also help to instill valuable skills, a sense of empowerment and belonging, and in some cases life-changing educational experiences for participants. In keeping with our mandate, VOCM Cares Foundation has provided funding to each … Continued '... read more

Block the Bus School Supply Campaign on Now! Block the Bus School Supply Campaign on Now!

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Block the Bus School Supply Campaign on Now!

VOCM’s Block the Bus, in support of Single Parent Association of Newfoundland And Labrador is back. We’re filling our school bus again and we need your help. From July 25-August 19 we are raising funds to provide school supplies to youth and families in need. Kids have never been so excited about returning to school. … Continued '... read more

Gordon Seabright Volunteer of the Year 2022 Recipient Announcement Gordon Seabright Volunteer of the Year 2022 Recipient Announcement

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Gordon Seabright Volunteer of the Year 2022 Recipient Announcement

Congratulations to Mr. Gerald Mercer of Brigus, NL –  this years recipient of the 2022 Gordon Seabright Volunteer of the Year Award. Gerald Mercer has volunteered countless hours to his community and local youth for over 40 years.  He has been a dedicated volunteer leader for the Newfoundland and Labrador cadet movement since 1980. With … Continued '... read more

Spring 2022 Radiothon Roundup! Spring 2022 Radiothon Roundup!

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Spring 2022 Radiothon Roundup!

With your help, over $665,000 was raised for five incredible organizations this Spring! '... read more