Each year the Mojo in the Morning Breaking and Entering helps needy families across the Metro Detroit area. Listeners are able to write in and nominate individuals, families or even classrooms of children that deserve to have a better holiday.
Special thanks to Paul Glantz and Emagine Theatres along with Mother Waddles Car Donation Program. Also, a big thank you to Justin Slanec who full produces all the videos for us.
Nominate a family in need by clicking the button below:
2017 Christmas Wishes Granted
Wednesday, December 13
We surprised a single mom raising 4 children in Detroit! Just wait until you see the video (coming very soon) showing the before and after of what Humble Design and Art Van did to the inside of her home.
Monday, December 11 - The Modderman Family
In July 2016, Allendale High School's Basketball Coach Joe Modderman was at the doctor with his wife Melissa. They were told she has stage 4 breast cancer. Since then, the Moddermans have seen a wave of community support with the entire basketball team even shaving their heads in solidarity for her and making this surprise happen. Merry Christmas!
Friday, December 8 - DeAndre "Beefcake"
Mojo’s Breaking & Entering Christmas Wish surprised “Beefcake” in his hospital room with Spider-Man! Recently he was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis, but as you can see... that doesn’t stop him!
Wednesday, December 6 - The Johnson Family (Officer Shot in Head)
Officer Johnson is a Detroit Police officer and he was shot in the head in April. He is still in the hospital. We broke in and brought Christmas with the help of their family and brothers & sisters and blue 💙 Special thanks to the West Bloomfield Police Foundation for making this happen! They raised $2,000 for the family and the officers last minute pooled another $400 out of their own pocket.
Monday, December 4 - Charlie's Reindeer
Lisa found out her 5-year-old son Charlie was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Charlie’s biggest wish was to meet one of Santa’s reindeer. Mojo’s Christmas Wish made it happen... and so much more!
Friday, December 1 - Jenna and her Fiancé Matt
We surprised Jenna and her beautiful family with our Breaking & Entering Christmas! The couple had twins prematurely and their 18-month-old boy twin has cerebral palsy. Matt lost his job because he has to stay home with the babies. Mommy was overwhelmed with all the loving support from her coworkers during this surprise.
Wednesday, November 29 - Jennifer is battling MS as a single mother
Jennifer may be battling MS, but she is not alone. Her 17-year-old son Christian is taking care of the family. He decided to finish high school from home to take care of his mom along with working 2 jobs and taking care of his little brother Logan. He helps her in the shower. He does her hair when she asks!
Monday, November 27 - Amanda loses her husband in an accident
Amanada and her 1-year-old daughter Molly were the recipients of Mojo's first Breaking and Entering Christmas wish of this year. In June, they finally moved into a beautiful place, but in August Amanda lost her fiancé in an electrical accident at a side job he was doing for his Church. We have heard nothing but amazing comments of how great of a man Eric was.