La Mega Radio Listeners Pledge More Than $128,000 Toward Nationwide Childrens Hospital

October 16, 2014

A record $128,463 was pledged toward Nationwide Children’s Hospital during the third-annual La Mega 103.1 FM Radiothon, Nationwide Children’s and La Mega 103.1 FM Radio announced. The Radiothon kicked off Thursday, October 8, broadcasting from La Mega’s studio, and concluded Friday, October 9. The theme for the 2014 Radiothon was “Por Los Niños” (For the Children). With the help of La Mega’s passionate and committed staff, as well as their supportive and loyal listeners, the Radiothon’s 2014 total increased last year’s record by 25 percent.
 
Radiothons have been an integral part of Nationwide Children’s fundraising efforts, dating back to 1986. Today, Radiothons continue to be an important element to Nationwide Children’s fundraising strategy and have contributed millions of dollars in support. As one of the largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care networks in the country, this event helps Nationwide Children’s accomplish its mission of providing care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.
 
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About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.