February 8, 2013
11th Annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon in Saskatoon Raises Over $505,000
The 11th Annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon held February 6 – 8, 2013, was a tremendous success raising $505,826 for specialized pediatric equipment and the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan.
“We are so thankful to our many donors, sponsors, volunteers and families who came together to raise $ 505,826 for the enhancement of children’s healthcare and the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan,” says Brynn Boback-Lane, President and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. “The mission of the Children’s Hospital Foundation has been and will continue to be raising funds for the enhancement of children’s healthcare through child-friendly equipment, pediatric medical research, education and patient care services at the new Children’s Hospital. The Foundation has always had great support from Saskatchewan, in particular Saskatoon and surrounding area, and this Radiothon is yet another example of the generosity of Saskatchewan people! Thanks to everyone who contributed to support Saskatchewan’s children and their families and a huge thanks to our donors who have made this vision a reality through their ongoing support over the past decade. This total represents a great celebration in honour of the children and families of Saskatchewan.”
The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan would like to thank Clint and Carole Forster for their matching donation of $250,000, our sponsors Humboldt Electric, Galon Insurance, TD Waterhouse, Schaan Healthcare, Air Canada Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network and our media partners at Saskatoon Media Group – Magic 98.3, 92.9 The Bull and 600 CJWW.
Thank you, Saskatoon and area, for your continued support in the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s quest for the finest health care for our children.
About Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan:
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.