Entercom Philadelphia’s 16th annual 98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon, sponsored by the Philadelphia Area Mazda dealerships, raised over $300,000 for The Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Radiothon was broadcast live on Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8 from the Ryan Seacrest Foundation’s “Seacrest Studios” located in the Colket Atrium at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Donations were taken by phone, online and in person. 98.1 WOGL-FM hosts Marilyn Russell, Harvey Holiday and Nicky G. presented the check for over $300,000 to Children’s Hospital.
“We are immensely grateful to our generous community of listeners, fans and clients who supported the 16th annual 98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon to help the kids at Children’s Hospital,” said David Yadgaroff, Entercom Philadelphia’s Senior Vice President and Market Manager. “We sincerely thank each and every person who contributed to making this year’s event a huge success, including all of the volunteers and the on-air personalities who donated their time and talent.”
“For the past 16 years, the WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon has supported numerous programs that make it possible for our patients to experience the joys of childhood while they are in the hospital,” said Madeline Bell, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “We thank everyone at WOGL, as well as the many volunteers, staff and sponsors involved in making this year’s event such a tremendous success.”
WOGL-FM sister stations WXTU-FM 92.5, WTDY-FM Today’s 96.5, WIP-FM 94.1, WPHT-AM 1210 and KYW-AM 1060 also promoted the event.