Huge THANK YOU to all the 98FM listeners who helped us raise over €117,000 over the 2013 Care 4 Kids Radiothon.
98FM Care for Kids Radiothon is a broadcast marathon in aid of Temple Street Children’s University Hosptial , The National Children’s Hospital Tallaght and Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin . 98FM will broadcast from all hospitals and will be speaking with patients, doctors, hospital staff and parents in an effort to highlight both moving and poignant stories from children all over the country. In what is an extraordinary insight into what happens in our children’s hospitals on a daily basis, listeners will hear stories of remarkable bravery, from heartbreaking to uplifting, in order to raise much needed funds. Here's what staff at the 3 Children's Hospitals have to say about the event:
"Massive thanks and appreciation to our friends in 98fm and especially the listeners who give so generouslly each year when we open our doors of our hospital and tell our stories each year for our amazing "Care for Kids Radiothon". Without wonderful people like you we could not do what we do. Thank you so much on behalf of the children in our care, their families and the team at Temple Street Children's University Hospital"
Angi McNulty Special Events Manager, Temple Street Children's University Hospital
"We at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation are delighted to once again be part of The 98 fm Care 4 Kids Radiothon. It is a fantastic initiative that not only raises much need funds to help Ireland’s sickest children but also brings great excitement and joy to our patients, their families and all of our staff. We are extremely grateful to 98fm and all of their listeners for supporting this great event."
Tom Hickey Senior Fundraising Manager , The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin
"The Care4Kids Radiothon is one of the major highlights in our fundraising colander. It is such a special two days when we not only raise funds, we also raise awareness and the 98FM listeners lend us their ears to hear what happens daily in these special children's hospitals"
Ciara O'Grady, Director of Fundraising & Events, The National Children's Hospital, Tallaght.