WKIT Using Airwaves To Help Quake Victims 

A local radio station is using their airwaves to help raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.WKIT in Bangor has partnered with the Red Cross in attempt to raise $50,000 for earthquake victims. It’s the pay-for-play promotion that allows listeners to request a song, and for a minimum donation of $10, they can hear whatever song they choose. Stephen and Tabitha King have agreed to match any donation made.The promotion is an all day affair with a goal of $25,000 in pledges, and $50,000 total. Shannon Flavin-Cox is the Executive Director of the Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross and says this is a testament to the generosity of folks in and around Eastern Maine. “It says terrific things about the folks, our friends and neighbors we know and work with here in the local greater Bangor area,” she says, “Mainer’s are generous people and give when they to and I see things like this happen and I feel good inside and feel good about working with the Red Cross.”The phone number to call is 990-3100 to request a song and pledge money.