Greenville’s WRNS Raises $168,145 with Country Cares for St. Jude Radiothon

GREENVILLE, NC, March 8, 2017 – Alpha Media, Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville is proud to announce Your Country 95.1 WRNS raised $168,145 for the kids of St. Jude with their 12th Annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon. The two-day radiothon took place March 2-3.

WRNS Program Director, Carletta Blake commented on the announcement, “I’m so incredibly proud of our team, and so thankful for the volunteers, sponsors, and especially all those in ENC who donated. This Radiothon is a labor of love and this amazing total just shows the giving nature and huge hearts of those in Eastern Carolina.”

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was founded in 1962 by Danny Thomas and is the leading childhood cancer research hospital in the world. All of its research is shared freely and protocols developed at St. Jude are used at hospitals everywhere to treat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It costs almost $2 Million a day to operate the hospital, and it’s ran primarily through individual donors and fundraising events, such as radiothons. No family ever receives a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food.