The Caring For Kids Radiothon: Making Miracles Happen live from The Children's

    MONTREAL, April 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow, Thursday, April 30, dozens of
stories, each one more powerful than the last, will be broadcast over the
airwaves of Astral Media Radio's CHOM 97.7, CJAD 800 and Virgin Radio 96, from
5:30am to 7:00pm.
    Once again, the dedicated broadcasters of these three stations will
devote their energy and talent to the Caring for Kids Radiothon, in order to
collect much needed funds for our Hospital.
    The stations' regular programming will be replaced with stirring
testimonials from sick children and their parents, as a reminder of the
expertise and the caring touch that characterize The Children's. Media are
invited to witness this incredibly moving experience first hand during
broadcast hours.
    "This Radiothon marks a very special time of year for our 3 stations. We
are reminded each year of how generous our listeners are. As a parent, it is a
comfort to know that we have a place like the Children's to turn to, and the
response from our audience just reinforces the importance of the Children's to
our community", says Mathew Wood, Marketing and Promotions Director for CJAD
800, VIRGIN RADIO 96 and CHOM 97.7.
    All funds raised will go towards meeting the most urgent needs of the
Hospital, which include medical and surgical equipment and funding for
innovative projects.
    Donations can be made by calling the Dormez-vous? Phone Bank at
514-939-KIDS (5437) or 1-888-939-KIDS during Radiothon hours or by visiting
The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation website at

    Dates & time: April 30, between 5:30 am and 7 pm
    Place:        The Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, 3rd
                  floor Cafeteria
    NOTE:         Interviews with families, radio personalities and hospital
                  representatives are available.

For further information:

For further information: Danielle Gabrielle Roy, Director of
Communications, The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-1934,
Ext. 45056

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