Helping the homeless is the aim of this project, which begins Nov. 1.

MANSFIELD – For the second year in a row iHeartMedia Ashland/Mansfield radio stations (WNCO-FM, WXXF-FM, WMAN-AM, WYHT-FM, WFXN-FM, WNCO-AM and WSWR-FM) in partnership with Mechanics Bank, have launched a campaign to help our communities homeless population.

Starting Sunday, Nov. 1, listeners in Mid-Ohio will be able to donate much needed items at 22 donation drop-off locations throughout Richland, Ashland and Crawford counties.

“In a normal year, the winter season brings the need for keeping area homeless warm with essential items. This year the need is greater as there are many more homeless individuals and families due to the pandemic," said Chris Kelly, Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia, Ashland/Mansfield. "During these very difficult times, we are using the power of our seven radio stations and will be leaning on the good will our listeners have, to help us collect these items.

“As with anything we do, we do as a community. We have had a great deal of support this year from people who want to help. We're all in this together.”

iHeartRADIO for the Homeless will be collecting new socks, fleece blankets, hats, gloves, umbrellas and new/gently used sleeping bags and coats. This year’s campaign has partnered with two Richland County schools, Ontario and Madison, who are using this opportunity to teach and allow their students to give back to the community. If your organization would like to help or you have questions, feel free to email

Donation recipients:

Harmony House of Richland County

Love on a Mission of Richland County

Domestic Violence Shelter Richland County

Associated Charities of Ashland County

Safe Haven of Ashland County

Reaching Out of Richland County

To find out more about the iheartRADIO for the Homeless campaign and see a complete list of donation locations visit:








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