KBKS (106.1 Kiss FM)/Seattle Raises $792,554 In 'Bender's One Big Kiss For Seattle Children's Hospital' Radiothon
December 16, 2016 at 5:09 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 KBKS (106.1 KISS FM)/SEATTLE raised $792,554 in 13 hours in WEDNESDAY's "BENDER’s One Big KISS for SEATTLE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL Radiothon." The big haul raised the station's 15 year radiothon total to over $14.8 million dollars. Proceeds go to the hospital's Children's Greatest Needs Fund.
"We are so blessed to have such an amazing partnership with BENDER AND MOLLY IN THE MORNING on 106.1 KISS FM,” said SEATTLE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION Board of Trustees Chair MICHELE SMITH. “Fifteen years and 16 Radiothons later, the impact this partnership has meant to the patients and families at SEATTLE CHILDREN's is immeasurable. BENDER and MOLLY are always incredibly gracious with every patient they encounter. We are so lucky to have them as a part of our very generous community of supporters."
"Are you kidding me?! Almost $800,000 in just 13 hours?!” said BENDER. "We've got the greatest audience in the world. I absolutely love the fact that they love this place and the kids as much as I do. We're already planning for next year!!"