November 7, 2013
11th Annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon in Regina Raised Over $371,000
The 11th Annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon, held November 6 &7, 2013, raised $371,615.75 in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. Dollars raised will be directed to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan and Life Pak Monitors for the Provincial Pediatric Transport Team.
“We are very proud to be a major sponsor of the Children’s Hospital Radiothon,” says Kevin Punshon, First Vice President, CIBC Wood Gundy. “Each year CIBC Wood Gundy organizes a fundraiser called “CIBC Miracle Day” and our Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions for the entire day. In Regina we are pleased to donate to the Children’s Hospital Radiothon. As our province continues to experience major growth, we believe it is extremely important that we are able to offer the children of Saskatchewan the specialized care they require.”
“Genuine gratitude to each person, family and business who took the time to volunteer and contribute vital funds that will help build our children’s hospital and provide pediatric equipment for the children that need it today,” says Brynn Boback-Lane, President and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. This radiothon is a true reflection of provincial community pulling together to support our kids and their families. Quite simply, we could not do such important work without you. Thank you Saskatchewan for being a part of this provincial team and for sharing our drive and dedication to building children’s healthcare across the province.”
The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan would like to thank Conexus for their matching donation of $50,000, our sponsors K+S Potash Canada, Kelturn Drywall Ltd., Air Canada Foundation, Sasktel, Information Services Corporation, Capital Auto, Global Transportation Hub (GTH), Partner Technologies, Children’s Miracle Network, our Kid’s Club presenting sponsor Potash Corp and our media partners at Harvard Broadcasting – MY 92.1, 104.9 the WOLF and 620 CKRM.
Special thanks to the many volunteers, donors, sponsors, and families from Regina and area whose support is helping ensure Saskatchewan’s injured and critically ill children are receiving the finest care possible.
About the CHFS: Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan is a provincial charity raising awareness and funds for pediatric medical research, equipment, education and the provincial children’s hospital. We are the Saskatchewan member of Children’s Miracle Network®, 100% dedicated to Saskatchewan children and their hospital, and proud partners of the Saskatoon and Regina Qu’Appelle Health Regions on the children’s hospital project.