Entercom/Indianapolis 'Make-A-Wish' Thon Raises $580k
December 5, 2014 at 5:24 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM Top 40 WZPL (99.5)/INDIANAPOLIS' 18TH ANNUAL "MAKE-A-WISH REQUEST-A-THON" raised a record-breaking $580,000 this year.
The station's "SMILEY MORNING SHOW" which spent 36 hours, granting 72 wishes and accumulating the total, shattering last year's mark of $521,000.
To date, WZPL’s REQUEST-A-THON has generated a grand total of over $4.2 million and granted over 770 wishes during its 18-year history, thanks to generous listeners.
OM/PD JR AMMONS said: “DAVE has proven that fund-raisers don’t have to be all sad to be successful. He does a 36-hour party on the radio every year and his listeners reward his efforts by donating record amounts of money. I couldn’t be more proud of these two days of programming”.