Sudbury Radio Station Raises Money for NEO Kids
Pure Country 91.7 and the NEO Kids Foundation team up for the second annual “Pure for Pediatrics” campaign.
Pure Country morning show co-host Bryan Cooper said organizers were blown away by last year’s support and are hopeful this year’s campaign will have the same result.
“Listeners and viewers may remember that we raised enough money for the NICU to purchase two OmniBed care stations,” Cooper said.
“It was amazing. We took part in this fundraiser for the purpose of raising money to buy one and our community has grown to such an extent that we were able to purchase two.”
This year’s goal is $ 65,000, and the money will be used to purchase a specialized ventilator for newborns from NEO Kids.
“At the NEO Kids Foundation, our goal is really to try and fundraise for the purchase of specialized equipment to keep kids as close to home as possible,” said Anthony Keating, President and Director of Development. foundations and volunteer groups at HSN.
“The Sudbury community is incredibly generous, especially when it comes to providing health care to our most vulnerable patients.
Cooper said the specialized ventilator is vital here in northern Ontario.
“It literally helps infants breathe,” he said.
“It literally helps them take their first breaths and so Pure Country we have such a strong connection with the NEO Kids Foundation and everything to do with children and so our listeners responded so, so well and viewers of. CTV responded then, so well:
The Lougheed Foundation kicked off this year’s campaign with a donation of $ 6,500.
Pure for Pediatrics will end in February.