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Duke Medicine: Support Mix 101.5's Radiothon for Duke Children's

Posted February 6, 2012

Tune your radios and mark your calendars for the 18th annual MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Radiothon for Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center! MIX 101.5 morning show hosts Bill Jordan and Lynda Loveland will host the annual fund-raising event on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 with live broadcasts from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of McGovern-Davison Children’s Health Center.

Join us for two days of moving stories from Duke Children's patient families. Hear from Duke Children’s medical staff and friends, including Duke coaches Mike Krzyzewski, David Cutcliffe and Joanne P. McCallie. Hear stories of hope and the miracles that unfold each day at Duke Children's!

As Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center’s largest single fundraising event each year, the MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Radiothon raises funds to benefit children’s medical and surgical programs at Duke Children’s. Support Radiothon by giving the gift of hope and love this Valentine’s Day! Call in during Radiothon at 1-866-684-1015 or give online today by visiting www.gifts.duke.edu/dcradio.

Radiothon is also hosting several events and easy ways to benefit Duke Children’s. From the contents of your piggy bank to indulging in a sweet treat, here's how you can help:

Fantastic Sam’s Cut-A-Thon: Visit any Fantastic Sam's in eastern North Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 11 for the Fantastic Sam's Cut-A-Thon. $2 from each haircut will be donated to Radiothon.

Gigi’s Cupcakes: Gigi’s Cupcakes is hosting a super sweet deal! During February, Gigi's Cupcakes of Brier Creek in Raleigh will feature a special Duke Children’s Caring Cupcake. Proceeds of every cupcake sold will go toward Duke Children’s Radiothon total!

2012 Miracle Home: Homes by Dickerson created the spectacular 2012 Miracle Home located in Raleigh. The Miracle Home is for sale!

Coins for Kids & Piggy Bank Day: Gather donations of any type or amount for Duke Children’s Coins for Kids and bring them to Radiothon! No sign-up or forms are necessary – only a heart to give! On Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., children are invited to bring their piggy banks for Piggy Bank Day. A little change makes a big difference, and it all adds up for the kids at Duke Children’s.

Visit www.dukechildrens.org for more information, and tune in to help make miracles for the children at Duke Children’s!

Duke Medicine, Go Ask Mom's sponsor, shares health information and tips here most Tuesdays. Stay tuned this week for more about Radiothon, including Duke patient stories and a post from Lynda.

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