St. Jude Gator 99.5 Country Cares Radiothon A Huge Success
Last Thursday and Friday, our listeners from Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas stepped up big and supported us and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We all came together for a great cause: fighting childhood cancer!
The Gator 99.5 staff took to the airways Thursday morning for the two day radiothon, broadcasting for 13 hours each day with one goal in mind, which was to raise as much money as we could for St. Jude.
Me and Emily had the honor of visiting St. Jude back in January in Memphis,Tennessee and let me tell you, it is one remarkable place. You couldn't even tell that it was a hospital, and that is why when you're there, they call it a campus.
Did you realize that the children at St. Jude and their parents never pay one penny for any treatment received there? Plus, St. Jude also provides monies for travel and puts the families up in housing during their child's treatment. The only way St. Jude is able to do that is because of generous donations from people like you, here in Southwest Louisiana.
Over our two day radiothon, Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas stepped up and we raised a staggering $31,960. We only could get to that mark because of your love and support of this great cause.
So with that being said, THANK YOU everyone. Gator 99.5 listeners are the best in the world, and we appreciate you all. You just made the difference in a child's life!