WLWI hosts radiothon to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

WLWI hosts radiothon to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital

SOURCE: MGN Online SOURCE: MGN Online
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Radio station WLWI is encouraging Montgomery area listeners to tune in Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for  its annual County Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon.

This radiothon is raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a top center for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.

St. Jude is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other deadly diseases and has treated children from all 50 states and around the world.

The hospital's research has helped push overall survival rates for childhood cancer from less than 20 percent when the institution opened to almost 80 percent today. It is the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children, and no family ever pays St. Jude for care.

Copyright 2014 WSFA 12 News.  All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • GBHS overwhelmed with drop-offs

    GBHS overwhelmed with drop-offs

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:09:08 GMT

    Last Friday 113 dogs and cats were taken to the humane society’s shelters that was record but that record was broken Tuesday with 120 animals. "We have been inundated with animals.

    More >>

    Last Friday 113 dogs and cats were taken to the humane society’s shelters that was record but that record was broken Tuesday with 120 animals. "We have been inundated with animals.

    More >>
  • ALDOT closures could cause holiday traffic delays

    ALDOT closures could cause holiday traffic delays

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:08:54 GMT

    The Alabama Department of Transportation usually restricts road work on holiday weekends. But this 4th of July weekend is different.

    More >>

    The Alabama Department of Transportation usually restricts road work on holiday weekends. But this 4th of July weekend is different. It’s all a part of that continuing work on the I-20/59 bridge replacement project.

    More >>
  • Teen indicted in homicide that happened hours after Magic City Classic

    Teen indicted in homicide that happened hours after Magic City Classic

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:07:22 GMT

    The murder indictment against 18-year-old Deante Ford was just filed Wednesday with the Jefferson County Circuit court. Ford is charged with the death of 20-year-old DeMarcus Bennett back on October 29 of last year.

    More >>

    The murder indictment against 18-year-old Deante Ford was just filed Wednesday with the Jefferson County Circuit court. Ford is charged with the death of 20-year-old DeMarcus Bennett back on October 29 of last year.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly