Univision Raises Over $4.8 Million For St. Jude
March 18, 2010 at 8:28 AM (PT)
Thanks to the efforts of UNIVISION RADIO and thousands of listeners around the country, more than $4.8 million in cash and pledges were raised during the annual "Promesa y Esperanza" (Promise and Hope) benefiting ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers. Loyal listeners of UNIVISION RADIO joined the fight against childhood cancer by pledging a monetary donation during the radiothon, which took place on MARCH 4th-5th in cities including MIAMI, LOS ANGELES, DALLAS, CHICAGO and PUERTO RICO.
"Everyone at ST. JUDE is grateful for the continued generosity of the Hispanic community. We are fortunate to have their tremendous support as we fight against childhood cancer and other deadly diseases," said ALSAC CEO RICHARD C. SHADYAC JR. "Through the success of events like the 'Promesa y Esperanza' radiothon and the support of UNIVISION RADIO, our precious patients are given hope."