Radio One DC Station WPRS-FM Praise 104.1 will host The Annual St. Jude Radiothon on Thursday, April 5th, 2012 from 6a-10pat their new facility located at 8515 Georgia AvenueSilver Spring, MD 20910.
The broadcast will begin during the The Yolanda Adams Morning Show from6a-10a and will continue through The Lonnie Hunter Show from 10a-3pwith local DC Market updates from Community Affairs DirectorSheila Stewart; 3p-7p with Afternoon Personality Cheryl Jackson and 7p until 10p with The ‘Coco Brother’ Show.
On-site volunteers taking pledges this year will be:DC Congress of Black Women; 100 Fathers Inc; Sisters 4 Sisters Network Organization; DC 100 Black Men of America;Prince Georges County 100 Black Men of America;The Men Aiming Higher Organization; Alpha Phi Alpha, Omega Psi Phi,Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Sigma,Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta,Sigma Gamma Rho, Zeta Phi Beta,Local Government & Elected Leaders as well asNBA/NFL Players.
Flippin Pizza of (Maryland) and Chick-fil-A (Silver Spring) will serve as breakfast, lunch, and dinner sponsors this year. Ken Dixon Automotive (Waldorf, MD) is also this year’s (Presenting Sponsor)
Last year the station raised over $200,000 dollars to benefit St. Jude and their global efforts to find a cure for cancer and diseases in young children. Listeners in the Washington, DC area can donate to St. Jude by calling 1-800-411-9898 during broadcast hours or by clicking the donation banner below.
You can donate by clicking the RADIO CARES banner below.
Ken Dixon will donate $25 to St. Jude’s for every test drive on April 5th until April 8th. Praise 104.1 will be on site from 5-7pm on April 5th.