Kids Come First STAR 105.7 Radiothon
Tune into the eighth annual Kids Come First STAR 105.7 Radiothon or stop by the Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center lobby and pledge to make a difference in the life of a child during a three-day event. The Kids Come First STAR 105.7 Radiothon will air live on STAR 105.7 February 27 to March 1, 2007. All funds raised will benefit programs and services at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.
STAR 105.7’s Steve and Sabrina, along with Tim Kiesling and other special guests, will broadcast the Radiothon live from the main lobby of the Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center at 100 Michigan Street N.E. from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all three days.
Throughout the Radiothon, pretaped interviews of families whose children have been cared for at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital will air. These stories will highlight more than 40 pediatric subspecialties available at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, including neonatalogy, hematology/oncology, cardiology, nephrology, trauma and others. In addition, the Radiothon will feature live interviews with several families and pediatric specialists.
Donors may come to the hospital at any time during the broadcast to make gifts or phone in pledges at 1-877-953-KIDS or (616) 391-2999 to the onsite phone bank staffed by volunteers. The community is also invited to join STAR 105.7 on Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 6 p.m. for the final check presentation.
Last year, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital cared for more than 148,000 children from West Michigan and beyond. Caring for children with life-threatening diseases or injuries, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is a vital resource for our community. Children can receive expert care in Grand Rapids for illnesses such as asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, heart disease and kidney disease. With 100 percent of all money raised staying local, these programs and services at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital save lives, restore health, comfort families and provide hope.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, a member of Spectrum Health, is West Michigan’s largest children’s hospital, serving children and families throughout a 37-county region. The team includes more than 100 specialists uniquely skilled in providing medical care to children, in over 40 outpatient clinical settings. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is committed to caring for children and families with compassion, excellence and innovation.