12th Annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon In Bend Raises $30,369
March 4, 2013 at 4:38 AM (PT)
The 12th annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon exceeded its goal and raised $30,369 and 110,254 frequent flier miles that will help grant wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions in CENTRAL OREGON. The two-day MAKE-A-WISH RADIOTHON aired on HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP's local stations. The event has delivered 90 wishes, raised over $294,000 and generated over 2.3-million air miles since its inception in 2001.
The MAKE-A-WISH RADIOTHON featured HBC air-personalities DAVE CLEMENS, ROBIN FOX, DAVID MILLER, DEBBY BEVER, JIM SCHOEBEL and JOHN TESH. The Radiothon originated from SUBARU OF BEND on FEBRUARY 28th and MARCH 1st.
"I am overwhelmed by the generosity I have witnessed from the people of CENTRAL OREGON over the past two days. They have opened their hearts to wish families and have made magic happen," said MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF OREGON Executive Director LAILA UMPLEBY. "The success of the 12th Annual Radiothon will help us grant six wishes in CENTRAL OREGON in 2013. We especially wish to thank MATT THOMAS and his team at SUBARU OF BEND for hosting us and providing positive energy throughout the event!"