IHEARTMEDIA HARTFORD’S COUNTRY 92-5 RAISES OVER $300,000 TO BENEFIT ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL DURING
“COUNTRY 92-5 CARES FOR ST. JUDE KIDS RADIOTHON”
Hartford, Conn. – December 12, 2022 – iHeartMedia Hartford station Country 92-5 held its 30th annual “Country 92-5 Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon” on Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9, 2022.
The two-day long broadcast takeover took place at the Dunkin’ Music Lounge in Hartford with radio personalities Damon & Amanda Jo in the Morning, Joey Brooks and John “Cadillac” Saville broadcasting live with stories of hope, inspiration and the mission of St. Jude from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on both days.
Listeners could donate online, via text or by phone over the course of two days and the Country 92-5 team announced donations on the air.
The result of the 2022 radiothon was over $300,000 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital whose lifesaving research and work is applied at many hospitals across the country, including at Connecticut Children’s in Connecticut.
“Our Country 92-5 listeners have been incredibly generous over the last 30 years and have donated over $14 million to help the kids of St. Jude,” said Joey Brooks, Program Director for Country 92-5. “St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does amazing work that helps kids across the world, and we are honored to join in their mission – that in the future no child will die from cancer. Congrats to the entire Country 92-5 team on an incredible 30th radiothon!"
Sponsors for the events included Tower Energy, Premier Auto Group, Lux, Bond & Green and alongside Trantolo & Trantolo.
(Photo L-R): Vanessa Wojtusiak (VP of Marketing for iHeartMedia Hartford & New Haven), Damon Scott (Country 92-5 Morning Show), John "Cadillac" Saville (Country 92-5 On-Air), Joey Brooks (SVP, Programming and Country 92-5 On-Air), Siobhan Dunn (ALSAC/St. Jude), Amanda Jo (Country 92-5 Morning Show)