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Beasley Media Group’s First Cares 4 Kids Radiothon to Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital Raises Over $50,000

Beasley Media Group’s Southwest Florida Radio Stations joined forces with Children’s Miracle Network to shine a spotlight on Golisano Children’s Hospital and raise crucial funds for pediatric healthcare. The event took place from 6:00AM – 6:00PM on Thursday, April 4th from the heart of Golisano Children’s Hospital, located at 9981 South Health Park Drive, Fort Myers, Florida.

Beasley Media Group’s WXKB (B103.9), WRXK (96K-Rock), WJPT (Sunny 106.3), and WBCN (ESPN SWFL) all came together to broadcast live on site. Listeners were encouraged to lend their support through various channels, including a dedicated call center, text line, and online donations via Children’s Miracle Network.

The event was sponsored by Cape Coral Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Gavin’s Ace Hardware, The Good Feet Store, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Extreme Companies of Florida, Pi Local Pizza, Absolute Law, and Accurate Pavers.

“We have an amazing team, and I am grateful to work with them,” said Vice President and Market Manager AJ Lurie. “I am grateful to everyone who made this event a success. We are proud to partner with Children’s Miracle Network and Golisano Children’s Hospital. Thank You to each person who donated and every sponsor who supported our efforts.”

The radio stations raised over $50,066.00 in 12 hours. Proceeds from the event will be used to support Golisano Children’s Hospital, ensuring that children in Southwest Florida receive the care they deserve.

About Golisano Children’s Hospital:

Golisano Children’s Hospital, a nationally recognized facility for safety and quality care, is one of five acute care hospitals within Lee Health. Established in 1994, Golisano is the only designated children’s hospital in Southwest Florida, with over 500,000 visits a year, serving patients from six surrounding counties. Ranked as a Top Children’s Hospital by Leapfrog, a Solution for Patient Safety network hospital, an Asthma Friendly Hospital and a certified center for children with Autism, Golisano offers over thirty specialty pediatric services in various locations across SWFL. Lee Health opened the current hospital building in May 2017 which includes 135-beds and comprehensive neonatal and pediatric services. For more information, visit