13th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals “Music & Miracles” Radiothon Will Benefit Wiregrass Families

DOTHAN (Feb. 3, 2014) – Fans of Country 95.5 WTVY will want to tune in Feb. 12 and 13, from 6 a.m. till 6 p.m., for the 13th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals “Music & Miracles” Radiothon as it is broadcast live from Walmart #2534 (3300 South Oates Street, Dothan 36301.) The event will benefit patients at Children’s of Alabama.

During the two-day event, listeners will hear stories of children from the Wiregrass region and all across the state who have battled life-threatening illness and injury with the help of the pediatric experts at the state’s only hospital dedicated solely to providing health care to ill and injured children. Last year, families from the Wiregrass made more than 7,700 visits to Children’s.

All are invited to personally participate in the Radiothon by visiting Walmart during the broadcast, calling (866) 854-1243 to share their own Children’s stories or make a pledge during Radiothon hours, or donating online at http://childrensal.kintera.org/14dothanradiothon. Listeners can also listen and donate online at http://www.955wtvy.com.

On-air personalities will use the hashtag “#musicandmiracles” to live-tweet from the Radiothon. Listeners are encouraged to use the hashtag in tweeting about their response to the stories they hear and the pledges they make.

Those wanting more information or seeking ways to volunteer may call (334) 678-9039.

Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 634,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children’s from every county in Alabama and from 47 other states. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country for the past three years by US News & World Report. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.

 

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