PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 7, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., raised $1.4 million to benefit Children’s Hospital Colorado, a proud member of the Children’s Miracle Network®, during the 19th annual Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” in Denver.
“Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of our communities and is proud to use our voice to raise awareness and support the life-saving mission of Children’s Hospital Colorado,” said Chuck Sullivan, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Denver. “Children’s health is one the pillars of support we are committed to and we look forward to partnering with them for years to come. We’re thankful for the generosity of our listeners who contributed to another successful radiothon.”
“Kids are incredibly different; they need incredibly different care. As a nonprofit hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado partners with our generous community to help make this specialized care, designed just for children, possible,” said Jennifer Roe Darling, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. “Alice 105.9 listeners and community members who donate through the radiothon inspire all of us by creating healthier futures, giving more firsts to kids and families – first breaths, first words, first steps – and making a truly incredible impact on the lives of children.”
The radiothon was broadcast live from the Children’s Colorado Boettcher Atrium on Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6. Station on-air personalities BJ Harris, Jamie White, Carson, Slacker, Steve, Amber Wilkerson and Lee Harris featured stories of hope and healing as part of their broadcasts, which featured a surprise visit from former Bachelor contestant Chase McNary. Sponsors who contributed to the radiothon’s success include Colorado Marriott Hotels as presenting sponsor for the event, and Safeway as a phone bank sponsor. Alice 105.9 DJs and staff were joined by patients and families to present a check to Children’s Colorado.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” is a part of Entercom Serves, which includes support of children’s health.
Listeners can tune in to Alice 105.9 (KALC-FM) in Denver on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Alice 105.9 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
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About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
About Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation
Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the mission of Children’s Hospital Colorado. Founded in 1978, the Foundation supports Children’s Colorado by inspiring and facilitating philanthropic investment and engages and informs the community about the impact that philanthropy has on the health and well-being of children. Every donation to Children’s Colorado provides innovative, family-centered care and fuels research that will lead to new treatments and cures for children. For more information, visit ChildrensColoradoFoundation.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Children’s Hospital Colorado complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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