Last September, the free, anonymous service netted 244 tons of drugs at 5,200 sites nationwide.
"Our goal is to increase awareness here on the Cape, reduce youth substance abuse, and protect our environment," said Cape Cod Broadcastings Kim Lucas.
"5 On: Opioid Crisis" covers an innovative recovery program at the Middlesex House of Corrections, a unique drug court and Governor Charlie Bakers task force.
WCVB also talks with a high school athlete whose injury led to a fatal drug habit and a 21-year-old from a Boston suburb whose high school drinking progressed to prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction.
Topic: Health Awareness Campaigns Date Posted: 9/10/2013 Entercom Communications WEEI-FM Boston partnered with the Boston Red Sox to host the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon to support the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute.
The two-day event raised more than $3.3 million for adult and pediatric cancer care and research.
Topic: Politics and Election Coverage Date Posted: 11/22/2013 Later in the campaign season PBSs WGBH-TV Boston hosted a debate between Walsh and Connolly.
Boston Public Radio hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan moderated the debate, which can be viewed here.
As the Peabody Award website notes, WBZ-TV and WBZ-AM received the recognition "for becoming go-to sources, not just for their city but for a stunned nation." Topic: Youth-Focused Initiatives Date Posted: 8/12/2014 Cumulus Radio and Westwood Ones Boston cluster recently rallied around a local little boy, Danny Nickerson, who is battling a rare form of cancer.
Dannys sixth birthday wish was to receive a "big box of birthday cards." Dannys cancer is inoperable and since his diagnosis last October, he has not been able to attend kindergarten.
Broadcasting live from Fenway Park, the fundraiser featured interviews with Dana-Faber patients, the doctors and nurses who have treated them and guest appearances from local celebrities and athletes.
Since 2002, WEEI-FM has helped raise more than million for the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute.
A third televised debate was hosted by a consortium of stations that included Boston Universitys NPR affiliate WBUR-FM, WGBH Educational Foundations WGBH-TV and Hearst Televisions ABC affiliate WCVB-TV.