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Champion Recovery Community Radio Auction is Nov. 4 on WEPG

In the heart of Tennessee, a remarkable journey of compassion and recovery began in 2010 within the confines of the Marion County jail. Recognizing a desperate need to extend support to women in crisis, Champion Recovery Community (CRC) was born. Nearly 13 years later, this nonprofit organization has not only endured but has thrived, expanding its reach far and wide to touch the lives of countless women facing the challenges of addiction and incarceration.

As CRC continues to expand its reach, the upcoming radio auction on Saturday, November 4, hosted by WEPG, The River 104.9, stands as a testament to its commitment to the Tennessee Valley community. The funds raised through this event will go directly to supporting the organization’s multifaceted programs, empowering more women to break free from the chains of addiction and incarceration.

“Travis Hickman [the station manager at WEPG] has played a pivotal role in championing this cause. By providing the format for this important fundraiser, WEPG is not just a broadcast station; it is a partner in the journey of recovery and hope. Travis Hickman’s dedication reflects the station’s commitment to using its platform to uplift and support the local community,” Riley went on to say.

CRC’s roots trace back to the Marion County jail, where a group of dedicated individuals saw an opportunity to make a difference. Recognizing the unique struggles faced by women in crisis, CRC set out to provide a lifeline of hope and recovery. Over the years, the organization has evolved, reaching beyond jail cells to offer a free recovery program that serves women both inside and outside the prison walls.

“Our mission is to be a guiding light for women seeking recovery, no matter where they are on their journey,” says Alyson Riley, founder of Champion Recovery Community. “We believe in the power of transformation and second chances.”

The cornerstone of CRC’s outreach is the 12-week recovery program offered approximately three times a year. This comprehensive program addresses not only addiction but also the underlying issues that contribute to the cycle of incarceration. It provides a safe and supportive environment for women to rebuild their lives and regain control of their destinies.

“We are immensely grateful to WEPG and Travis Hickman for standing beside us in our mission,” expressed Riley, “Their support amplifies our message and enables us to reach even more hearts and minds.”

What makes this radio auction truly special is the array of exciting items that participants will have the chance to bid on. From exclusive experiences to coveted merchandise, the auction promises to be a delightful mix of fun and philanthropy. Attendees can anticipate an adrenaline-pumping auction, with every bid contributing to the noble cause of the Champion Recovery Community.

Whether it’s a timely 6-foot pre-lit Christmas tree, services from great local businesses like Studio 306 and Top of the Rock restaurant, gift cards from great local retailers, or one-of-a-kind memorabilia, these items are more than just material possessions; they represent the collective effort to bring positive change to the lives of women in crisis. Each winning bid becomes a beacon of hope, illuminating a path toward recovery and renewal.

As the radio waves carry the messages of hope and transformation, Champion Recovery Community invites the Tennessee Valley community and beyond to participate in this significant event. Every bid, every contribution, and every moment of support makes a difference in the lives of women striving to overcome addiction and rebuild their futures.

The radio auction on WEPG The River is not merely an event; it is a celebration of resilience, a demonstration of community spirit, and a powerful reminder that recovery is possible with compassion and support. Join hands with Champion Recovery Community, WEPG, and Travis Hickman on Saturday, November 4, from 10 AM to noon as they embark on this journey of auctioning for a cause, making a lasting impact, one bid at a time.

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