MIX 101.5 Raises Money for Duke Children’s Hospital
Radio Station Hosts its 16th Annual Radiothon at Duke Children’s Hospital
MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM’s 16th annual Radiothon for Duke Children’s Hospital starts today, Tuesday, February 9th and will run through Thursday, February 11th. MIX morning show hosts, Bill Jordan and Lynda Loveland, will kick off the annual fund raising event live from Duke.
MIX is offering several ways to contribute during the 2010 Radiothon:
- Listeners can pledge online at wralfm.com or
- by phone – toll free at 1-866-684-1015,
- or locally at (919) 684-1015.
Volunteers are answering phones and taking pledges from 6am until 9pm. The phone bank will open at 6am on February 9th and will close at 6pm on February 11th. Checks, credit cards and electronic funds transfers are accepted.
WRAL-FM listeners can also donate in a different way by participating in Duke’s Coins for Kids by dropping off their change in the Duke Children’s Hospital lobby.
Funds raised through Radiothon support research into the causes and possible cures for devastating childhood illnesses. These funds also provide patient support materials such as toys for the playroom and parent education materials.
A check in the amount of total funds raised will be presented live in the final hour of the Radiothon broadcast. Over the past 15 years, MIX 101.5 has raised over $10.7 million dollars for the kids at Duke Children’s Hospital.
About Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center:
Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center, located in Durham, N.C., is nationally ranked among the best in pediatric health care programs. Caring for children is our number one priority, from routine check-ups and immunizations to the treatment of life-threatening injuries and illnesses. At Duke Children’s, we provide hope and the most advanced health care available. Offering innovative procedures including stem cell and bone marrow transplants as well as a variety of support services for our patients and their families, Duke Children’s cares for children from around the world. We are also a critical local resource – taking care of 60 percent of Durham’s children with over 70 percent of patients coming from
Thanks to WRAL-FM’s Luanne Tart for this capcom story.