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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 12 and Friday, March 13, 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. Listeners will also meet some of the staff of Children’s who take care of the boys and girls who are treated there. Last year, families from Montgomery and surrounding counties nearly 15,000 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. Online donations can be made at http://give.childrensal.org/montgomeryradiothon or http://www.mix103.com. The 2014 “Music & Miracles” Radiothon raised more than $59,000.
Those wanting more information or seeking ways to volunteer may call (334) 279-7448.
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and 10 foreign countries last year, representing more than 653,000 outpatient visits and nearly 14,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.