As much as we love providing you with all your favorite music and making you laugh the best we can, there's one thing we love just a BIT more than that.

That would be taking care of the community that takes such good care of us. With so many people in need this holiday season, we feel it's important to dedicate the time an energy to doing whatever we can.

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So here we are, day one of Help 4 The Holidays is off and running. For the next seven days, we'll be out at the Mayco Plaza broadcasting live from 7 am to 7 pm, collecting many needed items for Amarillo.

Yes we know, there are a lot of different drives during the holiday season that help so many in the city, but a lot of those are targeted to things such as toys, coats, and canned food.

Those are all very much needed items, and yes, we need toys and coats. However, how many of those do you see collecting things such as shampoo, toilet paper, arts & crafts materials, and deodorant? It's not a knock on those other drives, they're amazing and we love all of them.

Help 4 The Holidays is different though. It's about those things a lot of us take for granted. We go to the store and grab shampoo when we need it, paper towels when we run out. The thing is, we don't think twice about it. We just grab it and go.

For so many in Amarillo, that $4 deodorant could mean they don't eat for the day. That $5 bottle of shampoo could mean they can't put gas in their car to get to work. We've all been there, we know that feeling. Some of us may be going through it right now.

We by nature hate asking for help. It makes us feel weak or insignificant, like we aren't good enough. Nothing could be further from the truth. We all need help along the way in this thing called life, and that's what we're asking you to do this holiday

You can find a full list of all the items we need HERE. We aren't asking you to bring a truck full of stuff (although we wouldn't say no), we're just asking if you can grab maybe one or two extra items on your next trip to the grocery store, or maybe one small toy as you do your holiday shopping. It will go further than you think.

Find us all week long as we battle cold temps with projected rain and snow at 3424 S. Western. We're right next to the H&R Block there. You don't even need to get out of the car, we'll come to you, especially if it's raining or snowing. Maybe we'll even give you a little something just for coming out.

Hope to see you soon.

Google Answers the Top 10 Questions About Amarillo

I love Google. It can literally answer ANYTHING you need it to answer. Whether it's right or wrong is a totally different question.

Recently, I found myself wondering about something and went to Google. And that's when I started noticing the "people also asked..." section and BOY...Some of them made perfect sense, some of them were interesting, and one of them was downright baffling...and it was a top 10 question which is even more absurd.

So let's see what we've got. Here's the top 10 questions as asked to Google about Amarillo.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

Say You're From Amarillo Without Saying You're From Amarillo

Amarillo is a pretty quirky place. We've got the Big Texan, the weird signs, and (obviously) the famed Cadillac Ranch. But more than that, there's a distinct culture of close-knit community, eccentrics, a thriving arts scene, and much more.

The point is, living in Amarillo is a unique experience. Because of that, it's really pretty easy to tell who's a native or a long-time resident. And I can prove it.

Here's a couple of ways you can say you're from Amarillo.....without saying you're from Amarillo.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

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