Douglas County parents, students, notables and educators came out in droves to pack Stewart Middle School’s gymnasium to capacity on Saturday January 18th. The occasion was to honor Dr. MLK Jr’s legacy, with a free and fun day to promote community and non violence with the draw being a celebrity basketball game starring Hot 107.9’s […]

Hundreds of coats were donated this past weekend at a joint community event to help warm and feed those in need, that utilize Positive American Youth’s food pantry and family resource center. Hot 107.9 & Bud Light came aboard with volunteers, music (DJ B. Jonez) and a ton of give away prizes for those that […]

All Donations and unwrapped gifts will go towards Monday’s Give Way: Monday 8:30am-9:30am K&K Soulfood-881 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway Atlanta GA 30318 Free Community Brunch Then next door at 9:00am-12:00pm Studio 8Five1 Barber Shop – 851 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway Atlanta, GA 30318 DJ GAMES CASH PRIZES Free Haircuts and Nails for kids 15 and […]

Join us for the 34TH Annual Holiday Can-A-Thon with 11 Alive, Publix and the Salvation Army, Friday December 2nd at Turner Field (Gold Lot), 5am-1pm. The food donated in Atlanta is collected and sorted thoroughly at our warehouse. The food is then distributed evenly among 13 food pantries in metro Atlanta. Our goal is to collect enough […]

In an effort to raise the spirits of our Metro Atlanta Youth, Hot 107.9’s Reec & Positive American Youth have joined forces to throw “pop up parties” throughout the summer for summer camps. This week, campers of 60/40 Set in Mableton, GAgot the chance to meet Reec, listen to music played by Dj Deceptacon (Fleet Djs) […]

Just when DMX was about to bless a man with a few dollars, the man opened his mouth and asked for more… While hanging out in NYC Monday night, a panhandler approached X asking for $5. When the rapper pulled out a $20, the man’s needs got higher. X being X was not here for […]

Mike Smaok (DTLR), Reec, Positive American Youth, DJ Swamp Izzo & Team Twins feed the homeless!


Tis the season of giving and Positive American Youth (payusa) represented just that with their Big Toy Give Away hosted by Hot 107.9’s own Mz Shyneka & Reec! Thousands of toys were distributed to 680 families in need of a better holiday! Thank you to all the supporters and volunteers including THE RIVERSIDE EPICENTER, 1-800-HURT911, MORGAN & MORGAN […]


Hot 107.9's Reec visited the Ronald McDonald House Atlanta to read his children's book "ice The Bully" and share laughs


Rickey Smiley, Reec & Positive American Youth Team Up to Spread Holiday Cheer To some families in need. Its all happening this Wednesday (Christmas Eve) in Rickey Smiley’s home town Birmingham, AL. Both Rickey & Reec have been doing outreach during this holiday season and have joined efforts, along with PAYUSA.ORG, to really brighten up Christmas […]


Some well deserved kids were given an even “Happier Holiday” right in the “Nic” of time! Each year Positive American Youth, INC (a non profit organization) provides toys and gift items for hundreds of families who could use a holiday pick me up. This year PAYUSA’s spokesman, and on air talent of Hot 107.9, REEC, […]


Positive American Youth strikes again after the storm with another free grocery give away! People of all ages came by to receive canned and dry goods through Payusa’s food pantry. PayUsa also supplied their lovely female volunteers with V-Day gift bags filled with pleasantries. Attendants also received vital community resource information from Better Homes & […]