NEWS | July 16, 2020

Radio stations dedicate 72 hours to UC Davis Children’s Hospital fundraising efforts

Annual Lazer Radiothon underway to support Sacramento’s only CMN Hospital

(SACRAMENTO)

Spanish language radio stations KGRB Lazer 94.3 FM, KLMG Latino 97.9 FM/KBAA 103.3 and KBBU Radio Lazer 93.9 FM are raising funds for sick and injured children over a 72-hour period through Friday, July 17. Programming will take place 5 a.m.-8 p.m. and will include a mix of patient stories, facts and interviews to raise awareness of and funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the region's only Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

The 13th annual Entravision Radiothon for CMN runs through July 17 at 8 p.m. The 13th annual Entravision Radiothon for CMN runs through July 17 at 8 p.m.

Listeners can either call the Lazer Radiothon at 800-680-3632 to pledge support, or make a donation online:

Latino 97.9 – https://donate.mygift4kids.org/#/donor/y/1979/112/665

La Mejor – https://donate.mygift4kids.org/#/donor/y/1979/112/666

910 AM La Mexicana – https://donate.mygift4kids.org/#/donor/y/1979/112/207

The Radiothon program has been an integral part of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' fundraising efforts since 1997. More than 300 stations participate in Radiothons annually, raising $50 million annually on average for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals nationally.

The Radiothon is a cooperative effort among Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Lazer radio stations. All funds raised locally stay local, supporting life-saving equipment, research, patient care and programs at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

UC Davis Children's Hospital is the Sacramento region's only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital providing care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. It includes the Central Valley's only pediatric emergency department and level I pediatric trauma center, which offers the highest level of care for its critically ill patients, as well as a level I children’s surgery center. The 129-bed children's hospital includes the state-of-the-art 49-bed neonatal and 24-bed pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. For more information, visit children.ucdavis.edu.