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Radiothon Raises $665,000 for Patient and Family Programs

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Radiothon Raises $665,000 for Patient and Family Programs

 Radiothon sign and totals

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital 12th Annual Radiothon has raised $665,295.

The three-day, 39-hour event was sponsored by Mid-West Family Broadcasting radio stations.

Radiothon featured Jackson and Ashley from Today’s Q-106 and Marco and Krista from 93.1 JAMZ. During the broadcasts, the radio stations took pledges while patients and families shared their compelling and inspirational stories.

Jackson and Ashley from Midwest Family Broadcasting's Today's Q106 broadcast live from the American Family Children's Hospital lobby.The proceeds from Radiothon go to programs that support patients and families.

Last year, American Family Children’s Hospital Radiothon raised more than $650,000 for programs that support patients and their families.

From the Radiothon

View a photo gallery from the 2016 Radiothon

About American Family Children's Hospital

UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital is an 87-bed hospital affiliated with University Hospital and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. The hospital has 30 specialty clinics and more than 220 physicians and surgeons.

The hospital includes a 14-bed Level IV surgical neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated pediatric imaging suite that provides ultra-low-dose imaging technology and protocols and a state-of-the-art hybrid catheterization/angiography suite.

American Family Children’s Hospital was named by U.S. News and World Report as a best hospital in five medical and surgical specialties in 2015.

Date Published: 05/09/2016