PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 16, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., helped to raise over $250,000 to benefit University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital during Star 102’s (WDOK-FM) “2019 Rainbow Radiothon” in Cleveland. Funds donated during the annual event helped bring the station’s radiothon contributions to over $3.1 million since 2012.
“We’re proud to support UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and its mission to make miracles happen for children and families every day,” said Tom Herschel, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Cleveland. “Our listeners and entire staff came together with the great team at the hospital to make this radiothon successful and I’m incredibly proud of everyone’s generosity.”
“2019 Rainbow Radiothon” was broadcast live from UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday, December 6. Throughout the event, Star 102’s morning show hosts Jen Toohey and Tim Richards showcased stories of love, hope and compassion featuring the hospital’s young patients and dedicated staff who care for them.
With nearly 1 million patient encounters per year, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital provides nationally recognized pediatric care close to home. The money raised from the “Rainbow Radiothon” helps advance the personalized care the hospital can provide to its young patients.
Listeners can tune in to Star 102 (WDOK-FM) in Cleveland on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Listeners can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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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).