WDVE/Pittsburgh 'Rocks For Children’s Radiothon' Raises Over $605,000
September 21, 2016 at 4:09 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Classic Rock WDVE/PITTSBURGH's ninth annual DVE ROCKS FOR CHILDREN'S RADIOTHON raised over $605,000 for Children’s Hospital of PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION, making it the third year in a row surpassing $600,000 in donations. The radiothon broadcasted live from the EAT'N PARK Atrium at CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL of PITTSBURGH of UPMC THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th through SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th.
With this year’s fundraising, the event has exceeded more than $4 million in total giving for CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL over the past nine years.
WDVE on-air personalities RANDY BAUMANN, BILL CRAWFORD, VAL PORTER, MIKE PRISUTA, MICHELE MICHAELS and SEAN MCDOWELL broadcasted on-site to encourage listeners to donate to the radiothon and to tell stories of outstanding care and incredible courage from patients, families and staff from CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.
"We want to thank WDVE and its listeners for their tremendous support. This year, and for the past nine years, the DVE community has given generously to sick and injured kids so they can get back to what they do best – being a kid," said GREG BARRETT, president, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL of PITTSBURGH FOUNDATION. "Radiothon showcases our community coming together supporting our kids, and highlights how Children's will always be supported by the PITTSBURGH community.”