Press Release

Community radio station to broadcast Homelessness Radio Marathon

STATEWIDE, Maine — WERU-FM Community Radio, 89.9 Blue Hill, 99.9 Bangor, and streaming live on the web at, will pre-empt its regular programming to broadcast the 15th annual Homelessness Radio Marathon 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.

The marathon is a day-long broadcast that addresses the issues of homelessness, poverty and social and economic justice.

Listeners will hear reports from Illinois, Maine, Indiana, New Mexico, Vermont, New Hampshire, Oregon and New York.

The Homelessness Marathon also provides live call-ins via a national toll-free number. The program will feature the voices and stories of homeless people from all around the United States.

For more information on the Homelessness Marathon, visit