Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/25/2017
iHeartMedia’s KBKS-FM Seattle raised $817,000 in a radiothon held on December 13. In 15 years, “Bender’s One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s Hospital Radiothon” has raised more than $15.7 million. “This wouldn’t happen without the amazing Bender and Molly on 106.1 KISS FM,” said Michele Smith of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation board of trustees. “They have such passion for Seattle Children’s and I think it really shows in the way their listeners contribute to the hospital every year.”
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