Audacy Raises More Than $171,000 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Through the 20th Annual “98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon”
PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 15, 2021 – The 20th annual “98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon” raised more than $171,000 over two days to benefit the Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy Department at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
“We are so grateful for the generosity of our listeners, advertisers and community members who donated,’” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Philadelphia. “The ‘98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon’ is so close to the hearts of everyone on our team and the many volunteers who donate their time each year. We couldn’t do it without them and we are very grateful for their contributions.”
“98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon” was broadcast live from Audacy corporate headquarters in Philadelphia on December 9 and 10. The event was hosted by morning show host Coop alongside an array of co-hosts, including legacy personalities Glenn Kalina, Ross Brittain and Harvey Holiday, as well as local sports figures and numerous talent from NBC10 Philadelphia – a valued partner to Audacy Philadelphia.
The radiothon supports the Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy Department at CHOP. Specially trained staff on the team provide individualized care and support designed to meet the unique needs of children and families as they cope with illness, injury, treatment, hospitalization and the overall healthcare experience. They provide age-appropriate preparation, education, therapeutic and developmental play, creative arts therapies and so much more.
Audacy is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon” is a part of Audacy Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Audacy unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, children’s health, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
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