WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, today announced that its current national Public Service Announcement campaign featuring Academy Award-Winning actor, Morgan Freeman, will be released on radio broadcast channels nationwide.
The PSA campaign communicates Rebuilding Together's rehabilitation services provided to low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live, and celebrates volunteerism which is inherent in the Rebuilding Together model. Freeman's narration evokes images of the spirit of volunteerism and the caring of good neighbors aiding families in need. The PSA encourages listeners to visit www.rebuildingtogether.org for more information.
"Rebuilding Together is pleased to continue the momentum of our PSA, by releasing an exclusive radio version," said President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, Gary A. Officer. "Our mission and work is critical to the health of low-income communities, the housing market and hundreds of thousands of lives each year. We are honored by the participation of Morgan Freeman, who as co-founder of the nonprofit PLAN!T NOW, is dedicated to helping educate and support individuals around safe, healthy and stable living conditions."
Radio listeners can hear the PSA on their local participating stations, including those affiliates and owned stations of media partner Citadel Broadcasting. As part of its commitment to Rebuilding Together, Citadel Broadcasting is donating more than $200K in airtime to the organization. It is also available on www.rebuildingtogether.org
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served. With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled trades people, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates in America's largest cities and smallest towns make life considerably better for thousands of low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live by completing 10,000 projects per year, serving approximately 800,000 Americans. Rebuilding Together has programs dedicated to, energy efficiency, veteran's housing, aging in place and gulf coast reconstruction. For more information, visit www.RebuildingTogether.org. You can also follow Rebuilding Together on Twitter @rebldgtogthr or become a fan on Facebook at Facebook.com/RebuildingTogether.
About PLAN!T NOW
PLAN!T NOW (P!N) is a non-profit organization that advocates empowerment of people through information and connection, and creates dialogue between people and organizations preparing for and dealing with natural and human-made disasters. Operating with the understanding that no matter where you live, a natural disaster can happen at any time, PLAN!T NOW advocates the power of preparedness through online teaching tools, scholarships to students affected by storms, and partnership in projects in storm-affected regions. For more information, visit www.planitnow.org.
Citadel Broadcasting Corporation is the third largest radio group in the United States, with a national footprint reaching more than 50 markets. Citadel is comprised of 166 FM stations and 59 AM stations in the nation's leading markets, in addition to Citadel Media, which is one of the largest radio networks in the United States. For more information, visit www.citadelbroadcasting.com.
SOURCE Rebuilding Together