WBQB (B101.5)//Fredericksburg, VA, Raises $118K For Children's National
November 9, 2016 at 1:29 PM (PT)
CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING II LLC Hot AC WBQB (B101.5)/FREDERICKSBURG, VA, broadcast the third annual CARE-ATHON to benefit CHILDREN'S NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM, NOVEMBER 3rd and 4th,in WASHINGTON, DC. During the two-day, 28-hour event, B101.5 listeners and sponsors contributed $118,386.50, a 31% increase over last year’s $90,301.90 total. The money will go directly to CHILDREN'S NATIONAL to support ongoing medical research and assure no child will ever be turned away for care regardless of ability to pay.
Said CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING FREDERICKSBURG Market Manager MARK BASS: “It’s no small feat to suspend regular programming and send our key air personalities and engineering staff to CHILDREN'S NATIONAL for two full days. However, we feel it’s critical CHILDREN'S continues their commitment to quality care, research, and support to families, many from our listening area.”
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION Dir./Corporate Sponsorships ERIN STOKER added: “On behalf of CHILDREN'S NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM, we are grateful to B101.5 for leading the CARE-ATHON and inspiring their listeners and local community to generously support children and families in FREDERICKSBURG and across the WASHINGTON, DC, region. Because of these critical donations, we are able to develop therapies, improve treatments, find cures, and care for every child in need, regardless of their ability to pay.”