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MONTGOMERY (March 10, 2014) – Local MIX 103.3 FM radio personalities J.T. and Leanne will kick off the annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals “Music & Miracles” Radiothon as it is broadcast live from the Cumulus Studio (1 Commerce St., Suite 300, Montgomery 36104) Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14, 6 a.m. till 6 p.m. The event benefits patients at Children’s of Alabama.
During the Radiothon listeners will hear stories of children from the Montgomery area and all across the state who have battled life-threatening illness and injury with the help of the pediatric experts at the state’s only hospital dedicated solely to providing health care to ill and injured children. Last year, families from Montgomery and surrounding counties made more than 14,000 visits to Children’s.
All are invited to personally participate in the Radiothon by calling (334) 262-2300 locally or toll-free at (866) 854-1243 to share their own Children’s stories or make a pledge during Radiothon hours, or donating online at http://childrensal.kintera.org/14montgomeryradiothon. Listeners can also listen and donate online at http://www.mix103.com.
On-air personalities will use the hashtag “#musicandmiracles” to live-tweet from the Radiothon. Listeners are encouraged to use the hashtag in tweeting about their response to the stories they hear and the pledges they make.
Those wanting more information or seeking ways to volunteer may call (334) 279-7448.
Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 634,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children’s from every county in Alabama and from 47 other states. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country for the past three years by US News & World Report. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.