Halifax Media Co-op

News from Nova Scotia's Grassroots

More independent news:
Do you want free independent news delivered weekly? sign up now
Can you support independent journalists with $5? donate today!
posted by Robert DeVet in on Feb 23, 2014 - View profile


Homelessness Marathon - A CKDU Radio and Community Event

- 11:55pm
Wednesday February 26 2014

Venue: Saint Matthew's United Church
Address: 1479 Barrington Street

Community event: Wednesday, February 26 at Saint Matthew's United Church, 1479 Barrington Street, south entrance. 7Pm-midnight. Event will include a listening party, free food, entertainment, a speaker's corner and opportunities to be part of the national broadcast.


Radio broadcast: 7pm Wednesday, February 26 to noon Thursday, February 27. You can listen live on-air by tuning into 88.1fm or by streaming live from ww.ckdu.ca


The Homelessness Marathon is an annual live radio event which broadcasts nationally all night, coast to coast to coast, to raise awareness of homelessness in Canadian communities. The twelfth annual Homelessness Marathon is being produced out of community radio station CJSR in Edmonton and will be broadcast by dozens of campus and community stations across Canada in the evening and overnight of Wednesday, February 26 – Thursday, February 27 (from 7pm to noon) airing on CKDU 88.1fm or streaming live from www.ckdu.ca). Different cities are highlighted each hour and a live panel of speakers and performers from Halifax will be part of the national broadcast.


CKDU will be hosting a community event at Saint Matthew's United Church (1479 Barrington Street) on the night of Wednesday, February 26 so people can gather together to listen to the broadcast, contribute their thoughts, share in a free meal and enjoy some live entertainment. This event will be from 7pm- midnight, open to everyone and is free of charge. Please invite your friends!


Want more grassroots coverage?
Join the Media Co-op today.
Topics: Housing
225 words

The site for the Halifax local of The Media Co-op has been archived and will no longer be updated. Please visit the main Media Co-op website to learn more about the organization.