WPUR Raises $96,000 For St. Jude
March 1, 2011 at 9:40 AM (PT)
MILLENNIUM RADIO GROUP Country WPUR (CAT COUNTRY)/ATLANTIC CITY held its 12th Annual COUNTRY CARES FOR ST. JUDE KIDS RADIOTHON on FEBRUARY 24th and 25th to benefit ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL in MEMPHIS. They raised over $96,000, bringing the 12 year total to over $1.35 million.
WPUR broadcasted live during the two-day event at the HAMILTON MALL in MAYS LANDING. The event featured music, activities and entertainment, touching appeals by ST. JUDE patients, parents and staff and celebrity endorsements from music entertainers. Staff and volunteers collected funds through pledges called into the phone bank, donations from mall shoppers, a silent auction with autographed items and donations to win with the CAT COUNTRY Prize Wheel.