CBS Radio/Philadelphia Helps Raise Almost $900K For Various Charities
September 19, 2013 at 3:26 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Oldies WOGL and Sports WIP hosted Radiothons that raised more than $845,428 for two very important and worthy causes in the DELAWARE VALLEY, benefiting children from all walks of life. Additionally, WOGL, WIP, CBS Sports Radio 610, WPHT-A and KYW-A raised over $42,825 for the TRAVIS MANION FOUNDATION through multiple 9/11 HEROES RUNS making the grand total of charitable donations over $888,000 for CBS RADIO/PHILADELPHIA in just one week.
The 98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon raised $662,428.33 in two days for The CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK (CMN) at THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL of PHILADELPHIA. In the past 12 years, 98.1 WOGL has raised $6,247,185.33 for Children's Hospital. The 94WIP EAGLES YOUTH PARTNERSHIP RADIOTHON raised over $183,000 in two days. All donations raised benefit EAGLES YOUTH PARTNERSHIP.
"We get to see first-hand the impact our radio stations have on the community," CBS RADIO/PHILADELPHIA SVP/Market Manager MARC RAYFIELD said. "We are local business operators who feel it's our duty to support fine organizations like CHOP, EAGLES YOUTH PARTNERSHIP and the TRAVIS MANION FOUNDATION. Like many, our families have been the beneficiaries of the services they provide, and we are very fortunate to have them in our backyard."