Gospel, urban music communities harmonize for a good cause during 9th annual Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids® program
Local deejays around the country inspired by the mission offer support for St. Jude kids
Mar 22, 2016, 15:30 ET from ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Once again, celebrity radio hosts and Radio One’s national network of praise stations, lent their voices to help in the fight against childhood cancer, sickle cell disease and other life-threatening diseases. The ninth annual Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids® national radio broadcast event corralled inspirational music stations across the country and raised more than $1.4 million for the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
“The Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids program has enabled us to leverage the power of gospel music and engage our celebrity friends to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,” said Richard Shadyac Jr., President and CEO for ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “We greatly appreciate our partnership with Radio One and its network of music stations and talents. It is a remarkable opportunity to celebrate the true spirit of giving while raising funds and awareness to help find cures for children fighting cancer, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases.”
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