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Spirit Catholic Radio’s ‘Warm Up Winter’ in diocese

Collecting items in Hastings, Lincoln for those in need

OMAHA (SCR/SNR) –Spirit 102.7-FM and Spirit 91.5-FM is teaming up with Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska in Lincoln and Hastings to “Warm Up Winter” for the less fortunate by collecting new boots, hats, gloves, mittens and socks for both adults and children.

Items donated to the Warm Up Winter campaign will be distributed by Catholic Social Services to those in need in Lincoln and Hastings

Donations for the Warm Up Winter campaign can be dropped off at Spirit 102.7-FM studios in Lincoln at 630 N. Cotner Blvd., Ste. 101 and Catholic Social Services at 2241 O St. in Lincoln, and at Catholic Social Services at 333 W. 2nd St. in Hastings. Items are being accepted through Dec. 28. Items can also be dropped off at the Spirit 102.7-FM Open House Dec. 28 at the Lincoln studio location from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Spirit Catholic Radio’s goal in partnering with Catholic Social Services for the Warm Up Winter campaign is to help our neighbors,” said Jim Carroll, executive director of Spirit Catholic Radio. “The donated items will be distributed to people in Lincoln and Hastings who have a need for warm, winter items. The station’s mission is to spread the Gospel message to all people and one way we can do this is to be Christ to others by reaching out to our brothers and sisters in need.”

In addition to Lincoln and Hastings, Spirit Catholic Radio is holding Warm Up Winter drives in Omaha, Columbus, Norfolk and Grand Island. Items donated in each specific community will be distributed in that community. To learn more about Warm Up Winter, visit spiritcatholicradio.com.

Spirit Catholic Radio is the area’s only Catholic radio network with stations across most of Nebraska, western Iowa and other parts of the Midwest. Spirit Catholic Radio also streams online at spiritcatholicradio.com. The mission is to help all people encounter Jesus.

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