Entercom Raises $303,507 for Loma Linda University Children's Hospital During 19th Annual “Stater Bros. Charities K-Froggers 4 Kids Radiothon”
K-FROG’s Annual Event Will Help Provide Support to Pediatric Cancer Patients
PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 13, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., raised $303,507 to aid the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, CA during K-FROG’s (KFRG-FM/KXFG-FM), the Inland Empire’s only country station, 19th annual “Stater Bros. Charities K-FROGGERS 4 Kids Radiothon.” Proceeds from the event continue to grow via online donations and all contributions will benefit pediatric cancer patients.
“Year after year, our listeners step up to help the kids and families at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital,” said Michael Valenzuela, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Riverside. “I am proud of our station’s efforts to work with the hospital to fight against pediatric cancer in our community. Both my son and K-FROG’s on-air host Heather’s daughter have been treated at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and it is an honor to be able to give back to an institution that means so much to our families.”
“Stater Bros. Charities K-FROGGERS 4 Kids Radiothon” was broadcast live from Bass Pro Shops at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga, CA on Wednesday, December 4. Listeners donated through the station’s phone bank and website. The 15-hour radiothon featured heartfelt testimonies from current patients and families impacted by cancer, as well as uplifting messages from K-FROG on-air hosts David Bugenske, Ginny Harman, Heather Froglear, Anthony Donatelli, Vicki Pepper, and Dana Swearingen. Programming also included a surprise appearance by pediatric cancer survivor Aubrey Gaines, who the station previously interviewed during the 2013 radiothon while she was battling the disease.
Over the past 19 years, K-FROG has raised $6.7 million in partnership with Stater Bros. Charities for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital with the funds being used for improvements to rooms, including beds, televisions, sleeper chairs for parents, and more.
Listeners can tune in to K-FROG (KFRG-FM/KXFG-FM) in Riverside, CA on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
K-FROG is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).