EZ Spanish Media Raises More Than $317,000 for Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Most recent Radiothon events bring cumulative total raised for Arkansas Children's Hospital over five years to $1 million.
LITTLE ROCK, ARK (May 21, 2014) -- EZ Spanish Media, parent company of La Zeta radio stations in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas, recently raised $317,000 for the patients and families at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
- Two Creadores de Milagros (Miracle Makers) Radiothons aimed at bilingual Hispanic listeners were hosted in April and May, one in Little Rock and one in Northwest Arkansas. The second annual La Zeta 106.3 Radiothon, held in Little Rock, raised $91,595. The fifth annual La Zeta 95.7 Radiothon, held in NWA, raised $226,050.
- The total amount raised for Arkansas Children's Hospital by EZ Spanish Media over the last five years is $1 million.
"Last year after we found out the total and shared the news with our listeners, I expressed how proud I was of the unity and willingness of our Hispanic community to support this great project," said Eddie Vega, owner of EZ Spanish Media. "Being able to go over the $1 million mark in just five years demonstrates how our community has truly embraced Arkansas Children's Hospital and its amazing patients."
During the Radiothons, patients and caregivers were interviewed throughout each day, putting into words the stories of care, love and hope that happen daily at ACH. Listeners were encouraged to call and make a donation to the hospital or become a "Miracle Maker" through ongoing monthly contributions.
This gift from EZ Spanish Media and the Hispanic community is being celebrated as part of the ACH Century of Possibility Campaign. All funds raised during the campaign will support pediatric care, research, education and prevention programs all over the state. Currently, ACH has raised $149 million of its $160 million goal. The Century of Possibility campaign will conclude December 31, 2014.
Arkansas Children's Hospital works to enhance, sustain and restore children's health and development. ACH provides a statewide network of care through a pediatric teaching hospital and research institute in Little Rock, regional clinics in northwest and northeast Arkansas and a wide range of education and prevention programs throughout the state. For more information, visit www.archildrens.org.
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