Alpha Media, Peoria’s 93.3 The Drive Raises Over Half a Million Dollars for Children’s Hospital!
December 11, 2015 – Alpha Media Peoria, IL announced that 93.3 The Drive raised $539,480 during their 15th annual “The Drive for Miracles” Radiothon. The radiothon benefits Children’s Hospital of Illinois and was held December 9-10 from 6:00AM to 5:00PM.
John Riley and the team at 93.3 The Drive spent two days broadcasting from the lobby of Children’s Hospital, raising funds to support ongoing needs. The event has raised more than $1.5 million since 2001.
Alpha Media SVP-Market Manager, Mike Wild commented on the announcement, “Behind the scenes, our people have experienced first-hand the amazing work of the Children’s Hospital of Illinois. This is a true, from-the-heart commitment for a wonderful cause.”
John Riley, 93.3 The Drive Morning Show host also commented on the announcement, “The Children’s Hospital of Illinois truly touches all parts of our community. Everyone in Central Illinois seems to have a personal story about the great work they do. It’s been an honor to share those stories with our listeners for the past 15-years.”
“We’re very excited to celebrate our 15th Radiothon and grateful to the many generous individuals who have donated their time and resources over the years,” Mari Osborne, Annual Fund Officer, OSF Healthcare Foundation remarked.