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K99.1FM’s Radiothon raised over $307K; Here’s how to help countless Dayton-area children with a phone call

The ringing of telephones will be music to many families’ ears this week.

It’s time for the 21st Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon in Dayton, benefiting Dayton Children’s Hospital. Radiothon will be LIVE Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, each day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with K99.1FM’s Nancy Wilson and Frye Guy.

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>> How to listen to Radiothon online

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The hosts of K99.1FM’s New Country Mornings will broadcast LIVE from the new lobby of Dayton Children’s. Volunteers answer calls as donors— hopefully — keep phones ringing off the hook. K99.1FM is owned by Cox Media Group Ohio, which also owns Dayton.com.

>> How to donate online

Letitia Perry answers phones during the annual Cares for Kids Radiothon Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Dayton Children's Hospital. Bob Garlock / Staff

Over the past 20 years, listeners have donated over three million dollars to purchase life saving equipment for Miami Valley children. All of the money stays at at Dayton Children’s. Listeners are being encouraged to become “Miracle Makers” by donating $15 a month for a year, however, callers can donate for as much and as long as they want.

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HOW TO DONATE:

• Online: https://www.childrensdayton.org/donate-radiothon 

• By Phone: 1-888-746-KIDS (5437) 

• Text Message: Text K99KIDS to 51555 to donate via text message 

• Mail: Dayton Children's, Attn: Development Department-Radiothon. One Children's Plaza, Dayton, OH 45404-1815

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