October 16, 2021 6:02am
The CKNX Healthcare Heroes Radiothon has raised a total of $12,472,845 over 19 years.
And Saturday is the 20th annual event.
There are 12 hospital foundations coming together to help raise money for various initiatives.
Special programming will be featured on CKNX, 101.7 The One and CoOl 94.5 through the day highlighting the initiatives each foundation is raising money for.
The 12 foundations involved include, Bruce Peninsula (Wiarton/Lion’s Head), Centre Grey (Markdale), Chesley, Clinton, Goderich, Hanover, Listowel, Mount Forest, Palmerston, Seaforth, Walkerton and Wingham.
Local residents have shared their stories about local hospitals and why they had to use them, and a list of what the foundations are fundraising for can be found here.
There are are a few ways to donate.
Donate on Radiothon Day:
Call: 519-357-1310 or
Toll Free: 1-877-CARE 4 U 6 (1-877-227-3486)
TEXT TO DONATE!
In the month of October text HERO + (Hospital Town i.e. Wingham) to 45678 to give $10 to your local hospital.
Donate BEFORE or AFTER the Radiothon Day:
2021 Donation Form
Click HERE to donate online through: Canadahelps.org