Tuesday, December 6, 2016

DC Radio: WMAL Raises $491+K For Fisher House Foundation

 (L-R) WMAL Morning Co-Host Larry O’Connor, Mid-Morning Host Chris Plante, and Morning Co-Host Brian Wilson.

WMAL’s 13th Annual WMAL/Fisher House Radiothon, benefiting Fisher House Foundation, raised a record-setting $491,064 from the station’s generous and big-hearted listeners in the Washington, D.C. area this weekend. The two-day event kicked off on Friday, December 2, and concluded on Saturday, December 3 with a live broadcast from The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Fisher House Foundation provides homes away from home for the families of injured servicemen and women while their partners are undergoing treatment and rehabilitation.

Bill Hess, WMAL 630 AM / 105.9 FM Program Director and VP/NewsTalk for Cumulus Media, said: “I remain in awe of WMAL listeners. They have generously donated some $5.4 million over the last 13 years in support of this wonderful organization and its mission.”

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