MVS Radio Stations La Mejor 99.3 and Diego 91.7 Host the 1st Spanish Speaking Radio-Thon

Pancho Mercado and Kelly Granados greeted the generous listeners

Denise “La Abusadora” from La Mejor 99.3 started the three-day live marathon

The Radio-Thon raised over $11,000. From left: Gabriel Castro, Promotions Director, MVS; Mindy Collins, Director of Corporate Development, Rady Children's Hospital

MVS's Pancho Mercado and Ale “La Peke” visited with patients and their families.

Helping to make a difference
MVS radio stations La Mejor 99.3 (XOCL) and Diego 91.7 (XGLX) teamed up for the first Spanish speaking Radio-Thon to benefit Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. The Radio-Thon ran from March 18-20in theRady Children's Hospital Lobby and various other locations around San Diego County.

Denise "La Abusadora" from La Mejor 99.3 started the three-day live marathon at 6am on Thursday morning, followed by Ale "La Peke" from 10am to 3pm and Pancho Mercado and Kelly Granados from El Wateke from 3pm to 7pm. They invited the people listening near and far to support with their donations while interviewing Rady Children's patients, parents, family members and staff of the hospital, sharing touching stories. Diego 91.7 programming and promotions staff participated actively,visiting different locations from San Marcos, San Diego, Chula Vista and Spring Valley.

TheRadio-Thon successfully raised $11,500 to Rady Children's Hospital.

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