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Entercom Raises Over $1.3 Million for Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

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Mix 106.5 on-air talent (left to right) Jess Dutra, Steve Kramer, Priestly, and Brand Manager Tom Cook with cutouts of kids from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Baltimore following “Mix 106.5 Radiothon” on February 26, 2021. (Photo Courtesy of Entercom)

PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 1, 2021 – Entercom raised over $1.3 million to benefit Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, a proud member of the Children’s Miracle Network®, during the 32nd annual Mix 106.5 (WWMX-FM) “Mix 106.5 Radiothon for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.”

“Mix 106.5 has been a long-time champion for families and kids in Maryland. Year after year, we are excited that Radiothon supports the vital, life-saving mission of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center,” said Tracy Brandys, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Baltimore. “Being in the middle of a pandemic, we weren’t sure what to expect, but Maryland residents came through in a big way. We’re thankful for the generosity of our listeners and sponsors who helped raise an amazing amount for Johns Hopkins kids.”

“When a child is in the hospital, particularly for an extended period of time, life does not feel normal. Funding raised during events like radiothon helps us bring that sense of normalcy to our patients, so kids can feel like kids, and enables our providers and staff to provide the world-renown pediatric care for which we are known,” said Margaret Moon, M.D., M.P.H., co-director and pediatrician-in-chief, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

“We are so thankful for the generosity of the listeners and callers, as well as MIX 106.5, our volunteers and staff who helped make this event such a success,” said David Hackam, M.D., Ph.D., co-director and pediatric surgeon-in-chief, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

The Radiothon was broadcast on February 25 and February 26. Station on-air personalities Priestly, Steve Kramer, Jess Dutra, Corinna Delgado, Maria Dennis, and Jeremy Conn shared stories of hope from families and kids treated at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Sponsors who contributed to the Radiothon’s success include Weis Markets and Chick-fil-A, who donated to the event; plus, triple-match sponsors Wawa, Carroll Independent Fuel, and for the first time ever a “quad-match” with Royal Farms and Team #MoStrong.

Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Mix 106.5 Radiothon for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center” is a part of Entercom Serves, social impact platform dedicated to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. Entercom unites with its listeners, brands and employees to create positive impact through 6 pillars of commitment: Children’s Health, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Civic Education, the Environment, Mental Health, and Veterans & Service Members

Listeners can tune in to Mix 106.5 (WWMX-FM) in Baltimore 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.

CONTACT:
David Heim
Entercom
212-649-9676
David.Heim@Entercom.com

Cynthia Palacz
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
410-361-6490
773-329-0051
cpalacz1@jhmi.edu

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

About Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Founded in 1912 as the children’s hospital at Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center offers one of the most comprehensive pediatric medical programs in the country, with more than 100,000 patient visits and more than 8,500 admissions each year. Consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is Maryland’s largest children’s hospital and the only state-designated pediatric Trauma Service and Burn Unit in Maryland. It has recognized centers of excellence in dozens of pediatric subspecialties, including allergy, cardiology, cystic fibrosis, fetal therapy, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, pulmonary and transplant. 

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