KFXX Radiothon Raises $120,000 For Special Olympics
December 13, 2013 at 10:19 AM (PT)
ENTERCOM Sports KFXX(ESPN SPORTS RADIO THE FAN 1080)/PORTLAND concluded its third annual radiothon with $120,000 raised for SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON. The 28-hour event was anchored by afternoon hosts ISSAC ROPP and JASON SCUKANEC of "PRIMETIME WITH ISSAC AND BIG SUKE."
“We can’t thank our listeners enough. They stepped again and beat last year’s record by more than $45,000,” said SCUKANEC. “PORTLAND is a special community and this is a very special cause. We talk about sports and high-powered athletes everyday, but these Olympians are the real athletes. They are the real champions and we are privileged to honor their spirit and dedication.”
“We are honored to partner with ESPN SPORTS RADIO 1080 The FAN,” said SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON chief development officer KIM BERGSTROM. “ISSAC and SUKE’s radiothon helps raise funds to support year-round sports training and competition opportunities for thousands of individuals with intellectual disability. In addition, they generate immeasurable awareness of the importance of SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON programs for athletes and their families.”