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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
KyXy Holiday of Miracles Wrap-Up
By Joe Nelson
HOLIDAY OF MIRACLES
BENEFITS RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SAN DIEGO
December 16, 2014 - San Diego’s KyXy 96.5 radio station broadcasted live from Rady Children’s Hospital on December 10th & 11thfrom 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to raise funds for Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. The two-day broadcast featured patient stories, live interviews and insight about the facility and was the most successful radiothon in KyXy’s five year partnership with Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, raising more than $284,000.
For the past five years combined, KyXy 96.5, in partnership with sponsors and the San Diego community, raised over $1,384,000 which will be dedicated to the highest and greatest needs of the hospital which include patient care, technology, equipment and research at Rady Children’s Hospital.
The 2014 KyXy 96.5 Radiothon was presented by Illumina, Inc. and powered by Wells Fargo. Additional sponsors included: COX San Diego, Honda Dealers of San Diego, Mission Federal Credit Union, The UPS Store, Phil’s BBQ, Geico, Harrah’s Resort Southern California and Hazard Center.
Donations can still be made by calling 800.258.0007 or visiting HelpSDKids.org/holidayofmiracles.
About KyXy 96.5: Owned and operated by CBS RADIO, KyXy 96.5 (“Kicksy”) is San Diego’s heritage station, playing Adult Contemporary music for thirty plus years. CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States, delivering original local audio and video content, events and on-demand programming across a variety of on-air, digital and mobile platforms. The division of CBS owns and operates 126 stations in 27 markets, including all of the Top 10, covering news, sports, talk, rock, country, Top 40, classic hits, and urban formats, among others. CBS RADIO also reaches audiences through CBS Sports Radio, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media.
About Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego:
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is a 475-bed pediatric care facility providing the largest source of comprehensive pediatric medical services in San Diego, Southern Riverside and Imperial counties. Rady Children’s is the only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare and is the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. In June 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rady Children’s among the best children’s hospitals in the nation in all ten pediatric specialties the magazine surveyed. For more information, visit www.rchsd.organd find us on Facebook.com, Twitter,Vimeo and YouTube.