General News

Benefit Dinner Postponed

Posted on March 26, 2020 in: General News

 The benefit dinner, scheduled for April 24 has been postponed due to the the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Holy Family Radio plans to reschedule the event that was to feature Father John Trigilio Jr., a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg and EWTN veteran who was to speak at that gala event to benefit the local non-profit Catholic radio apostolate. Details of the rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possilble. Thank you. 

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Due to the Corona virus The Diocese of Harrisburg is recommending that anyone who is ill or suspects they are ill, should not participate in public events, including Mass. Bishop Gainer has dispensed the faithful of the Diocese from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.   Those who are ill or homebound can listen to the Mass every day on Holy Family Radio AM 720 at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. either over the air on our AM broadcast or via Live Streaming on our website of via the MyTuner app. Click here for more Coronavirus Information and Resources from the Diocese of Harrisburg. 

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A local priest who also happens to be a veteran Catholic radio and TV broadcaster will keynote the upcoming benefit dinner for Holy Family Radio on April 24.  Father John Trigilio Jr., a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg and EWTN veteran will speak at that gala event that benefits the local non-profit Catholic radio apostolate.    Click Here to Sign Up for the Benefit Dinner Event:  Holy Family Radio Benefit Dinner When:  April 24, 2020, 6 p.m. Meet & Greet, 7 p.m. Dinner Where: Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA  Notes: Fr. John Tr...

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Extraordinary Give

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: General News

On Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, Holy Family Radio will be participating in the Extraordinary Give Day, the greatest giving day in our area. Your donation to Holy Family Radio will help us to recieve a pro-rated portion of “stretch pool” dollars available and make us elidgeable for additional awards! Please note we will NOT be asking for an end-of-the-year donation, so this is your opportunity to do just that.  Click here to find out more about this extraordinary opportunity! 

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October Pledge Drive Results

Posted on November 11, 2019 in: General News

Thank you to you our faithful listeners who contributed 422 Rosaries prayed daily and $7342.50 during our Silent Pledge Drive during the month of October. Instead of our traditionally 3-day on-air pledge drive in the Fall that preempted most programming on the station we held a month-long event that DID NOT interrupt on-air programming. Our need for funds remains as much as ever and we continue to seek monthly donors to assist us in our mission. If you are able to donate $15 a month for one year, we are offering a complimentary ticket to our 2020 Annual Spring Benefit Dinner. Donations can be made securely&nb...

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October Silent Pledge Drive

Posted on October 04, 2019 in: General News

DEDICATED TO MARY AND THE MONTH OF THE ROSARY We are doing something different this year.  We are having a Silent Pledge Drive. Instead of our traditionally 3-day on-air pledge drive in the Fall that preempted most programming on the station we are holding a month-long event that WILL NOT interrupt on-air programming!    Our need for funds remains as much as ever. So this October we are dedicating our efforts to Mary and the month of the Rosary.   You are asked to select any day during the month of October and send in your Pledge Drive donation. During the month of October there are man...

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Holy Family Radio Development Coordinator This position reports to the Station Manager along with the Board of Directors and is responsible for the day to day sales and development activities of Holy Family Radio, AM 720, with the general public. The Development Coordinator will work closely with the Fundraising Committee to assist their efforts and for general guidance. As a fully listener support station, the Development Coordinator plays a vital role in Holy Family Radio’s continued operation. This part-time position will work up to 20 hours per week and includes a base hourly salary, as well as commissions ...

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Nine years ago Holy Family Radio became a reality on the air at AM 720 WHYF.  We are asking our faithful listeners to join us in celebrating Catholic Radio by donating to a special collection in your parish on August 24 and 25.  These funds will go directly to Holy Family Radio. You can also donate securely online at  or by mail at PO Box 6028, Lancaster,PA 17607-6028 Please pray for Holy Family Radio  Assumption Novena – from August 15 to the 23 Immaculate Virgin, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, we believe in your triumphant Assumption into Heaven where the Angel...

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Posted on May 16, 2019 in: General News

Thanks to your support and your prayers, we were able to raise over $10,000 during the "Light in the Darkness" pledge drive!!! Catholic radio in our area would absolutely not exist if it weren't for your help and support. May God bless you all, and may God continue to bless Holy Family Radio!

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We Need Your Help!

Posted on October 30, 2017 in: General News

WHYF, Holy Family Radio, has received the go ahead from the FCC to improve our antenna and increase our transmission power output to 3,900 Watts.  This will greatly increase our coverage area throughout Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland.  We need YOUR help to raise the needed $300,000. Send a check to: Holy Family Radio, PO Box 6028, Lancaster, PA. 17607-6028 Mark "Upgrade" on the subject line.  You can also make your contribution on our "Donate" page Thank you and May God Bless you!

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Thank you to the parishes for offering vital financial support for Holy Family Radio.  We extend our sincerest thanks for the contributions and ask God to richly bless them. We are extremely grateful to Bishop Ronald Gainer for encouraging the support. To make a donation please visit the Donate page of this website.

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Support Holy Family Radio!

Posted on October 24, 2017 in: General News

Shop On Amazon Website, Use The Amazon Smile Program, Support Holy Family Radio! Shop on and use the  Amazon Smile program.  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organizations selected by our customers, such as Holy Family Radio, AM 720. Check it out by using the link located on our Donate page or by clicking here.

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