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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and US 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon Raises $383,312
St. Petersburg, Fla. – December 2, 2016 – In its 9th year, the US 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon set another record, raising $383,312 for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, the regional Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. During the two-day on-air event, supporters presented checks and kept the phone lines ringing as grateful patients and families shared their personal stories of care and healing. Money raised from the event benefits the treatment, research, education mission.
“We are thankful to have generous donors and community organizations, like iHeartMedia and US 103.5 FM, who came together to listen to the incredible stories of our patients and help us prevent and cure childhood disease,” said Jenine Rabin, executive vice president of All Children's Hospital Foundation. “This support helps children battling disease, while allowing us to invest in research for new discoveries and better therapies.”
"We are blessed at iHeartMedia to be in a position in our community to support many different worthwhile causes throughout the year,” said Sam Nein, market president, iHeartMedia. “Nothing gives us more pride than what our US 103.5 team is able to accomplish in supporting the amazing team of people at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. They provide life changing and lifesaving services on a daily basis for children and families in the Bay Area and beyond. It is a privilege and an honor that our team truly appreciates and embraces!”
Learn more about donating and view photos from the 2016 Radiothon.
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital, ranked as a U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital, stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org.
About iHeartMedia Tampa Bay
iHeartMedia Tampa Bay owns and operates WFUS-FM and is part of iHeartMedia. With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 700 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.