Annual Radiothon to Benefit Children's Hospital
April 23, 2007
Contact: Daniel Jaecks (505) 277-5684
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Wednesday April 25 through Friday April 27 from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Jackie, Tony and Donnie from 100.3 The Peak, will be broadcasting live from the third floor of the UNM Children’s Hospital, conducting their Annual Radiothon to benefit UNM Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
Each year Children’s Miracle Network partners with Albuquerque’s favorite radio station, 100.3 The Peak, to raise money and awareness for UNM Children’s Hospital; where tiny and big miracles take place every day. For 12 hours - three days in a row, Jackie, Tony and Donnie talk to parents and children who have triumphed, overcoming the odds of survival and the doctors and nurses who cared for them. These families have benefited from the generosity of the many listeners who have opened their hearts and wallets so that the equipment and services needed to treat the tiniest patients are available right here in New Mexico.
Listeners are asked to help make miracles happen by calling in their pledge to (505) 272-1003 or 1-866-811-1003. Log on to 1003thepeak.com for more information on the Radiothon.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospital
UNM Children’s Hospital is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in the state. One hundred percent of the dollars raised by these national supporters in their local stores throughout New Mexico and Southern Colorado directly benefit our hospital. Our 20-year relationship with Children’s Miracle Network has provided millions of dollars to UNM Children’s Hospital and the children we care for by purchasing state-of-the-art medical equipment and funding programs such as Child Life. Child Life Program: The Child Life Program works closely with families and healthcare providers to treat the whole child through the following services: Preparation for medical tests, procedures and surgeries, Family support during hospitalization, Age related activities in the playroom, Pediatric Clinic or Pete's Playground, Special activities for patients confined to their rooms.
Children's Miracle Network-the alliance of premier hospitals for children-is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children’s hospitals across North America. Each year the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide the finest medical care, life-saving research and preventative education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind.