WBQB 'Care-athon' Raises Over $35K For Children's Hospital
November 19, 2014 at 3:08 PM (PT)
CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING Hot AC WBQB (B101.5)/FREDERICKSBURG, VA broadcast the station’s first ever CARE-ATHON for CHILDREN’S NATIONAL on NOVEMBER 14th-15th. B101.5 dedicated 23 hours of airtime to the CARE-ATHON, as its listeners contributed $35,559.15, which will go directly to CHILDREN’S NATIONAL in WASHINGTON, D.C., to support ongoing medical research and assure no child will ever be turned away for care regardless of ability to pay.
“We are happy to be involved with such an important institution like CHILDREN’S NATIONAL that serves so many families in our listening area,” CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING/FREDERICKSBURG Market Manager MARK BASS said. “The expression of support by our audience was superb and we look forward to making it bigger and better each year.”
“Year one of the B101.5 CARE-ATHON was an inspiring success that will truly make a difference for the children and families treated at CHILDREN’S NATIONAL,” CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS Asst. Dir. MEGAN SUMMERFORD said. “We are honored to partner with the entire team at B101.5 and look forward to future success in years to come.”