La Raza Radiothon For Kids' Hospital
July 22, 2009 at 4:13 PM (PT)
SBS Regional Mexican KRZZ (93.3 LA RAZA)/SAN FRANCISCO will be holding a radiothon to raise funds in support of the CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & RESEARCH CENTER in OAKLAND. The radiothon will take place on FRIDAY, JULY 31ST and run through SUNDAY, AUGUST 2ND with live broadcasts from the hospital and research center.
LA RAZA DJs and talent, including LOS HIJOS DE LA BAHIA and CHARITO MARTINEZ, will be on hand to entertain and encourage listeners to make a donation to the hospital. "This is CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL very first Spanish-language radiothon, and everyone from the staff to our patients are excited to have the professional and fun team from LA RAZA at our hospital," CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK Dir. TINA EVANS said. "We appreciate the leadership from SBS and LA RAZA on this tremendous effort and want to thank everyone in advance who lent their support and made a donation to CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL."
"It is a great feeling of satisfaction to know we are helping support the children in our community," KRZZ PD JESSE PORTILLO said. "Everyone at LA RAZA is eagerly anticipating the radiothon and we've been coming up with dozens of ideas to help raise awareness, put smiles on the faces of all the kids and show our gratitude to the staff at the hospital for all the hard work they do each and every day. Our listeners always do whatever they can to support such a worthy cause, and we know they'll be with us throughout this important event."