Give back to those affected by Harvey, with the most essential need, food. The Houston Food Bank is taking donations. Drop location is 535 Portwall St, 77029 , open now until September 9th. Items Needed the Most: Canned ready to eat goods with tops (fruit, veggies, beef stew, tuna, etc.) Peanut Butter Snacks Toiletries Paper Goods Diapers Cleaning Supplies

Chris Brown is making sure to give back heavily this holiday season.


I know that you may have a few furniture items in your home that you would love to get rid of but just don’t have the access to move it!  Well, here’s the answer to your prayers!! This flood relief furniture pick up will get your items and donate them to people who REALLY need […]

  Detroit resident James Robertson’s commute to work just became a bit easier. For 10 years Robertson would walk 21 miles to his factory job…

For the past 10 years, Detroit resident James Robertson has walked 21 miles without fail to his Rochester Hills, Michigan factory job once his 1988 Honda Accord…

The Ice Bucket Challenge, has become a pop culture phenomenon.  Celebrities, politicians, athletes, your momma, daddy, auntie, uncle, grandmother, grandfather and the neighbors next door are pouring ice water over their heads and nominating other participants who have 24 hours to do that or donate to the ALS Association in the U.S. The origins of the idea of dumping […]

About 4,000 Houston-area seniors receive assistance from Meals on Wheels.  Andrea Fineman is with Interfaith Ministries, which runs the program.  She says volunteers managed to…


97.9 The Box is committed to standing with our neighbors in Oklahoma after a devastating series of tornadoes struck the area on May 3 and on May 20. Will you stand with us and help these families recover? The Bridge Southwest Community Christian Center and 97.9 The Box/Majic 102.1 will collect items from the community at […]


Radio One, Inc. is teaming up with broadcasters across the nation and the United Way of Central Alabama to help raise funds for the victims affected by the tornado disaster in Alabama and surrounding cities. All donations will be handled and distributed by the UWCA Tornado Relief Fund. Donations will go toward the immediate needs […]

From Used as either the butt of a joke or the subject of Chris Rock’s “Good Hair” documentary, hair weave hasn’t been taken seriously for years. However today, that changes as government officials are requesting just that to help in the containment efforts of the BP oil spill.


Community/Donation Request Guidelines Purpose KBXX-FM 97.9 the Box strives to provide support and assistance to a wide range of community organizations and events each year. We are pleased to support community efforts by making appearances to your event and/or by donating 97.9 Prize Packs with merchandise and/or memorabilia to be used as needed at your […]


How can you help the earthquake victims in Haiti? Here are a few local events that you can participate in...