LBI Media Radio Stations Raise a Cumulative Total of Over $1 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® During Radiothons in Houston and Dallas
— In past three years Spanish language radio group has raised thousands of dollars to benefit the top children’s hospitals in Houston and Dallas —
BURBANK, CA – April 5, 2017- (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – LBI Media, the fastest growing, minority owned Spanish language broadcasting company in the U.S. announced that in the past three years it has raised a cumulative total of over $1 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®.
This year marks the third consecutive year that LBI Media’s KTJM-FM 98.5 “La Raza” and KQQK-FM 107.9 “El Norte” in Houston, Texas have aired the two-day radiothon bringing a cumulative total raised to over $1 million. Every dollar raised will go directly to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which benefits underserved, low-income children who require critical medical attention. The total raised this year was $240,000.
This year for the first time, LBI Media included its Dallas radio stations KNOR-FM 93.7 “La Raza” and KBOC-FM 98.3 “Luna” as part of this two-day radiothon. The radiothons in both markets were held from March 30th to the 31st and aired uninterrupted from 5 AM to 7 PM. The funds raised locally in the Dallas market will benefit the Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to children across the U.S. and Canada. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.
About LBI Media, Inc.
LBI Media, Inc., is the largest privately held, minority-owned Spanish-language broadcaster in the United States, with ten television stations and seventeen radio stations operating in top U.S. Hispanic markets. LBI Media, Inc. is the parent company to the Estrella TV Network, Don Cheto Radio Network, Fenomeno Studios MCN, Que Buena Radio and La Raza Radio. The company produces over 50 hours of original television programming at its Burbank Television Studios each week. The Estrella TV programming catalog consists of over 7,500 hours of original, Spanish-language television programming in genres including talk, drama, comedy, variety, reality, music and more. To learn more about LBI Media and see company updates, please visit www.lbimedia.com.
About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.