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Mix 101.5 raises over $1 million for Duke Children's Hospital

Posted February 13, 2013

— Mix 101.5 sponsors and listeners donated more than $1 million during the radio station's 2013 Radiothon for Duke Children's Hospital, according to WRAL-FM's website.

In the 19 years since the Radiothon started, WRAL-FM has raised $15,378,416 to benefit children’s programs and support the medical and surgical programs at the Durham hospital. 

The 2013 total was $1,122,416.


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  • mchljam2 Feb 14, 2013

    Prayers for all who work @Duke and who are patients. My son is having Open Heart Surgery next Friday there. They are all amazing and I thank God for them!! RPI sorry for your loss. Please all who read this pray for good outcome for my son. Thank you all and thank you DUKE!!

  • bblackley2 Feb 14, 2013

    Great job! I heard "Jake" on the radio with his last joke and then giving his joke book for a price. I think everyone was shocked and crying when you received $50,000 for the joke book. It is good to know that Duke Children's Hospital is there for the families that need it. It is also good that so many people - in this tough economy - found ways to donate.

  • flemingjt Feb 14, 2013

    Awesome job supporting a great cause.

  • Unbroken Feb 14, 2013

    Sorry for your loss Sac Fly. I hope his parents are hanging in there as best they can.

  • Sac Fly RBI Feb 14, 2013

    It breaks your heart to see kids sick and have to go through the things they do. To be robbed of a normal childhood life style that each is deserved to have. Sometimes it can happen so quickly. This was the case with my nephew. One Christmas he was fine and then right after New Years he was discovered to have a brain tumor. A year and a half later he lost his battle and pasted away last October. But through that time he was a regular at Duke Children's Hospital. Everyone over there is amassing with what they do. We are truly blessed to have people like them.