Radiothon raises $102,573 for Norton Children’s Hospital
March 5, 2021 – Alpha Media, Louisville is proud to announce that thousands of local children
at Norton Children’s Hospital will get much-needed help in battling cancer, heart conditions,
and other diseases and injuries this year.
Radio station 99.7 DJX in Louisville, Kentucky hosted the 12th Norton Children’s Hospital
radiothon and raised $102,573! The station spent the past two days sharing heartfelt stories of
patients and families impacted by the hospital while taking donations from listeners.
“This community does an amazing job of rallying around Norton Children’s Hospital and our
mission to provide the best care for all kids and their families,” said Lynnie Meyer, Ed.D., R.N.,
CFRE, chief development officer, Norton Healthcare. “We are incredibly grateful for the
outpouring of support.”
“For the 12 years we’ve been doing the radiothon, we’ve been lucky enough to watch the
community pull together and support Norton Children’s Hospital and the life-saving work they
do on a daily basis. This past year has been a challenge for everyone and I couldn’t be more
proud of how our listeners rallied and made this an incredible success! The real winners are the
children,” exclaimed Ben Davis, co-host of the Ben Davis and Kelly K Show on 99.7 DJX.
The radiothon helps the hospital purchase new technology and equipment, expand patient care
and develop life-saving research for more than 180,000 children every year. The broadcast,
held in partnership with the Children’s Miracle Network, has helped raise nearly $2 million over
the last twelve years.
Alpha Media is a diverse, multimedia company that owns or operates over 200 live broadcast radio stations serving 44 markets across the United States. In addition to our over-the-air broadcasts, Alpha audio products can be heard across multiple platforms, including all major smart devices. Strong relationships with our listeners and clients in the communities where we live and work keep Alpha Media true to its local-first heritage.