PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 15, 2020 – Entercom raised over $3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® through the unified “Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon” series.
On December 10 and 11, seven Entercom country stations teamed up to support of the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Finding cures. Saving children.® Participating stations included U.S. 101 (WUSY-FM) in Chattanooga, US99 (WUSN-FM) in Chicago, 99.5 WYCD (WYCD-FM) in Detroit, New York’s Country 94.7 (WNSH-FM) in New York, KMLE Country @ 107.9 (KMLE-FM) in Phoenix, Y108 (WDSY-FM) in Pittsburgh, and 103.7 KSON (KSON-FM) in San Diego.
“In a particularly difficult year, we’re extremely proud of our stations’ commitment to come together to leverage our scale and national influence with our community of country fans across the country for St. Jude,” said Pat Paxton, Chief Programming Officer, Entercom. “This annual event aims to make a difference in the lives of the children and families that turn to St. Jude in need, and we’re so thankful for the incredible generosity from our stations and listeners.”
As part of the two-day programming, participating stations devoted on-air time to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, asking listeners to become Partners In Hope and give monthly.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. The “Country Cares for St. Jude 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.
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