This Morning on Taking it to the Streets

This morning on our “Taking it to the Streets, Weekend Haps” there are two huge events taking place and we are focusing on helping those in need.

Virginia Blood Services (VBS), WHUR, Howard University Hospital, and the Howard Center on Sickle Cell are teaming up for a blood drive Saturday, February 28th from 11am to 4pm. There will be food, prizes and a special appearance by “Junior” from the Steve Harvey Morning Show. For more information, go to www.vablood.org

Our “Helping Hands” Radiothon is Sunday, March 1st from 6am to 6pm. We are collecting money to send 450 students to communities across the country and to Haiti to render service to those in need. It’s all part of Howard’s Alternative Spring Break Program (ASB).

Persons can donate now by going to whur.com and clicking on the “Helping Hands” slide. On Sunday, March 1st, our SunTrust volunteers will be on hand to take your phone donation or you can drop by the radio station and the Howard University students will be outside along Georgia Avenue, NW to take your donation.

Remember, 450 Howard students are forgoing a traditional Spring Break of “Fun in the Sun” to instead render service to those in need Students will be heading to Baltimore, Chicago, Washington D.C., Detroit, Memphis, New Orleans, St. Louis, Newark, and Haiti.

Tune into Taking it to the Streets weekday mornings at, 6:46am, 7:13am and at 8:13am on the Steve Harvey morning show.

You can follow me on Twitter at @bobbygailes and stay connected.

Bobby Gailes


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Bobby is the producer of the syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show heard weekday mornings from 6am – 10am. He can also be heard on the weekends as the host of the “Weekend Review” on WHUR 96.3 and on Sirius/XM Channel 141 and on WHUR-World. Bobby is also the host of “The New Artist Feature” also airing on Sirius/XM Channel 141.

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