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iHeartMedia Chicago Raises Over $675,000 During Annual Radiothon

iHeartMedia Chicago’s 93.9 LITE FM and ROCK 95 FIVE raised over $675,000 in support of the patients and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation, providing pediatric care, cutting edge treatments and advanced research. The Lurie Children’s Radiothon was broadcasted live on Thursday, December 9 on 93.9 LITE FM and ROCK 95 FIVE from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. iHeartMedia Chicago’s on-air personalities Melissa Forman, Producer Jim, Robin Rock, Mick Lee, Delilah, Angi Taylor, Abe Kanan, Walt Flakus, Klinger and Maria Palmer encouraged listeners to call or donate online to help fuel research, support families and provide much-needed care to children in the community.

iHeartMedia Chicago and Lurie Children’s partnered with businesses in the Chicagoland community to support the radiothon including Home Run Inn Pizza, Jewel Osco, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Coca-Cola Company, Garrett Popcorn, Roosevelt University’s College of Science, Health and Pharmacy and Aflac.


“The iHeartMedia Chicago team, listeners, advertisers and the Chicagoland community continue to come through in support of Lurie Children’s,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Chicago. “The 93.9 LITE-FM and ROCK 95.5 annual radiothon donations make an immeasurable impact in lives of Lurie Children’s patients and families both locally and nationally.”



“The Radiothon is a cherished Lurie Children’s tradition, and we are thrilled for this opportunity to highlight the resilience and joy we see in our patients, as well as the expertise and compassion of our providers,” said Dr. Tom Shanley, Lurie Children’s President & CEO. “We are so appreciative of iHeartMedia Chicago and all their listeners. Their generosity helps us create healthier futures for children in Chicago and beyond.”



You can view a recap video of the radiothon here.