PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 12, 2021 – Entercom raised over $1.3 million for Children’s Hospital Colorado, a proud member of the Children’s Miracle Network®, during Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) “Alice 105.9 Cares for Kids Radiothon™” in Denver. The amount donated during the 20th annual radiothon brought the overall fundraising total to over $24 million since 2001.
“In an especially trying year, we’re proud to continue our yearly tradition of amplifying our station’s voice to assist the Children’s Hospital Colorado,” said Chuck Sullivan, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Denver. “Despite the unique challenges we’re all facing today, we’re blown away by the unwavering support from our listeners as we stand with the hospital’s selfless mission. We’re proud to unite with them and leverage our scale and resources to help make a difference for these children and their families.”
“Alice 105.9 Cares for Kids Radiothon™” was broadcast live on Wednesday, February 10 and Thursday, February 11. Throughout the two-day event, programming featured interviews with hospital patients, families of patients, and front-line workers, who shared stories of hope, healing, and navigating through the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
When it was founded in 1908 in Denver, Children’s Colorado set out to be a leader in providing the best healthcare outcomes for children. Its modern-day mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Alice 105.9 Cares for Kids Radiothon™” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: children’s health, mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
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.
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 over 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).