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iHeartMedia Chicago’s 93.9 LITE FM, Relaxing Favorites, and ROCK 95 FIVE, Chicago’s Rock Station, announced today that “Lurie Children’s Hospital Radiothon” raised over $405,000 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 broadcast live on December 17th on 93.9 LITE FM and ROCK 95 FIVE from 6:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.

iHeartMedia Chicago’s on-air personalities Melissa Forman, Robin Rock, Mick Lee, Delilah, Angi Taylor, Walt Flakus and Klinger 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 Dunkin’, Home Run Inn Pizza, NOW, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, ComEd, Jewel-Osco, C.H. Robinson, CDW and Canadian Pacific Railway.


“Thank you, Chicago! I am so proud of our iHeartMedia Chicago team, listeners, advertisers, and the Chicagoland community for stepping up during this very critical time to support Lurie Children’s,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Chicago. “This donation will provide life-changing support for so many patients and families in our local community and beyond.”

“We are humbled and gratified to see such strong community support for Lurie Children’s through the Radiothon,” said Dr. Tom Shanley, Lurie Children’s President & CEO. “We are grateful to iHeartMedia Chicago and all their listeners for helping us to create healthier futures for Chicago’s children.”


iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Chicago market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 2 billion app downloads and more than 140 million registered users.