93.3 The Drive Raises Over $600,000 for Children’s Hospital of Illinois
PEORIA, IL, December 12, 2016 – Alpha Media, Peoria is proud to announce an all-time record total for 93.3 The Drive’s 16th Annual Drive for Miracles radiothon benefitting the Children’s Hospital of Illinois on December 8-9. $633,100 was raised during the two-day radiothon with John Riley and Nancy Flagg from “The Morning Drive with John and Nancy” broadcasting live from the hospital lobby throughout the event.
To date, the Drive for Miracles radiothon has raised over $4 million dollars for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. The Children’s Hospital is a world-class, full service pediatric hospital that never turns a child away, regardless of their ability to pay.
Alpha Media SVP/Market Manager, Mike Wild commented on the announcement, “The Children’s Hospital truly touches the entire community, and it’s touched several members of our staff personally. It’s wonderfully rewarding, because the funds offer patients and families a promise for the future.”
“We have been doing this for 16 years and every year I am amazed and humbled at the generosity of the community. Radio gives us the ability to reach so many like-minded people who get behind an important cause and make a difference. It’s very rewarding,” Riley remarked.