It's a little bit Country…and a whole lotta Love!
CALGARY, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The 10th annual Caring for Kids Radiothon
hits the airwaves this week! What began as a simple idea to share with
others a glimpse into the Alberta Children's Hospital, has grown into
an incredibly heartfelt community-building event which raises funds for
the highest priority needs at the hospital.
The community is invited to tune into the Country 105 Caring for Kids Radiothon on February 6-8th, 2013, and hear stories from inspiring young patients and families every day.
The Caring for Kids Radiothon is held at the Alberta Children's
To date, the Caring for Kids Radiothon has raised $13.5 million and has
helped fund life-saving equipment, innovative child health programs and
advanced child health research at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
February 6 - 8, 2013 (Wed - Fri)
6 am - 7 pm
Main Gathering Space
Alberta Children's Hospital
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
FOR SECURITY REASONS ALL MEDIA MUST CHECK IN AT THE TABLE ON THE MAIN
FLOOR. MEDIA ACCESS WILL BE RESTRICTED TO THE RADIOTHON AREA ONLY.
The Alberta Chidren's Hospital Foundation is proud to welcome this
year's official phone bank sponsor, Brookfield Residential.
Radiothon is a Children's Miracle Network initiative. Children's Miracle
Network is a non-profit organization helping kids by raising funds for
170 children's hospitals across North America. In Canada, Children's
Miracle Network raises funds for 14 children's hospitals, and has
raised more than $200 million since its inception. www.childrensmiraclenetwork.ca
Radiothon is sponsored by Foresters™ across North America. Founded in
1874, Foresters™ helps individuals and families achieve financial
security with its innovative portfolio of life insurance products and
annuities. Foresters shares its financial strength with its members,
who are customers, through complimentary life, health and education
benefits that help its more than 735,000 eligible members and their
families in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Foresters
provides opportunities that inspire its members to make a difference in
their communities. Unity Life of Canada, a Foresters company, a wholly
owned subsidiary of Foresters, represents Foresters in Canada. www.foresters.com
SOURCE: Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation
For further information:
Billie Lamb, VP Communications,
Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation
403 955 8821 or firstname.lastname@example.org