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Annual Radiothon Raises Record $166,742
Posted: February 3, 2017
February 3, 2017 – The Health Sciences Centre Foundation is
thrilled to announce that the 13th annual Bringing Hope to Life
Radiothon, presented by Maric Homes, has raised a record amount of $166,742. It’s
the most money raised in the history of the event. The funds provided by
generous donors and sponsors will help to improve care for patients at
Manitoba’s flagship health care facility. The Radiothon was broadcast live on 680
CJOB from 6am to 6pm and on Power 97 from noon to 6pm today at HSC Winnipeg.
Guests included grateful patients who shared moving stories, as well as
doctors, researchers and frontline health care providers who shared insights
and innovations from HSC Winnipeg.
amazing to reflect on the impact this community has, when they choose to support
the Health Sciences Centre Foundation,” said Jonathon Lyon, President and CEO
of the Foundation. "Today we heard many powerful stories that illustrate how
donors and supporters are saving lives, and changing lives for the better.
Thank you to everyone who called in or made a pledge online to support this
remarkable health care facility and the patients who benefit from this place of
Money raised through the Radiothon
enables the HSC Foundation to improve patient care at HSC through promising
research initiatives, training opportunities for health care staff, cutting-edge
medical equipment, and new state-of-the-art facilities.
"Like so many in this province, our family has been deeply touched by
the care provided at HSC,” said Tanya Maric, Vice President of Operations at
Maric Homes. "As presenting sponsor for Radiothon, we are proud to support the
HSC Foundation and the vital role they play in the health and well-being of all
you to our guests for sharing your stories, our sponsors for your tremendous
support, and the talented hosts at 680 CJOB and Power 97 for your involvement,”
said Tina Jones, Chair of the HSC Foundation Board. "You and all of today’s
donors are bringing hope to life for the many patients and their families who
need care every day at HSC. We cannot thank you enough for the profound impact
your contributions will have in the lives of so many.”
Donations towards the Radiothon are still
being accepted. Anyone who wants to make a contribution can visit hopetolife.ca or
call 204-515-5612 to make a donation.