With the help of beneficiant donations from listeners and others, Combine 106.5’s thirty third annual Radiothon raised $1,361,137.33 for Johns Hopkins Kids’s Middle. The ultimate complete from the occasion, which occurred final week, was introduced on the radio station on Monday, Feb. 28.
Radiothon is such an necessary occasion for everybody on the Kids’s Middle. Whether or not you donated or helped in one other capability, we’re extremely grateful for all the beneficiant help from this occasion, in addition to to Combine 106.5 and our volunteers and employees members who work tirelessly to make this occasion so successful yearly.”
Margaret Moon, M.D., M.P.H., co-director and pediatrician-in-chief on the Kids’s Cente
Funds raised through the yearly two-day broadcast go towards the acquisition of life-saving medical gear, help affected person care, fund analysis, develop revolutionary instruments and packages, and produce toys, books, video games and artwork provides to sufferers.
“Whether or not kids are present process chemotherapy, recovering from an sickness or simply getting a routine checkup, 1000’s of pediatric sufferers go to the Kids’s Middle every year,” says David Hackam, M.D., Ph.D., co-director and pediatric surgeon-in-chief on the Kids’s Middle. “Funds from occasions like Radiothon assist suppliers and employees present the absolute best care and take part in groundbreaking analysis, whereas providing kids a way of enjoyment when they might be going via a difficult time of their well being.
Because the first Radiothon in 1990, greater than $26 million has been raised for the Kids’s Middle.
Whereas this 12 months’s Radiothon has ended, donations can nonetheless be made at hopkinskids.org.