Tune into 101.1 ESPN Peoria for the “Central Illinois Food Drive Radio-Thon” with Jim Mattson and Tim van Straten on Thursday, April 30th from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM!!! 100% of the proceeds from the Radio-Thon will go to benefit the Peoria Area Food Bank.

Over the course of the day, Jim and Tim will interview local athletes and celebrities throughout the day including Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Thome, American Reality Television Personality Colton Underwood, Bradley University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Brian Wardleand play-by-play voice of the Chicago Bulls, Chuck Swirsky.

Bid on several items up for auction over the 12 hour period!!! The auction will be available for early viewing on Tuesday, April 28th and bidding starts at 7:00 AM on April 30th. Donations in any amount can also be made by texting AMPCARES to 56651.

Some items that will be available for auction include:

  • Autographed Sports Memorabilia from Ben Zobrist, Shaun Livingston, Jim Thome, Jim McMahon, Andre Dawson, Lee Smith, Tony La Russa, and others
  • Autographed copy of “The First Time” by Colton Underwood
  • Chocolate and Wine Pairing Party for 20 at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
  • Round of Golf for 6 at Kellogg Golf Course
  • Golf Club Set from Illini Golf
  • Round of Golf for 4 at Arrowhead Country Club
  • Exam, X-Ray, and Massage Package from Dr. Brad Cotton of Cotton Chiropractic
  • An incredible set of power tools from Lowes in East Peoria
  • Auto detail package from Green Ford
  • Bracelets from Jones Brothers Jewelers

Radio-Thon Flyer