Radio is special. It’s about storytelling and personalities and music and information.

It’s about connection! 

And although a radio-thon can happen anywhere, when it’s the Love Your Hospital Radio-thon, it’s important to have the right connection.

For eight years, Acadia Broadcasting has brought sister stations 97.3 The Wave and Country 94.1 and set up studio in Horizon’s Saint John Regional Hospital each February. While it’s a day of fundraising, it is also a day of compelling and emotional stories, as patients and health care providers share their experiences over the airwaves.

Last year, that team effort encouraged a record in corporate and personal donations, $286,536! 

“We are very excited about this year’s Radio-thon,” says Foundation President and CEO Jeff McAloon. “We are so fortunate to have Acadia Broadcasting keep the “On-Air” light burning bright for us as a beacon of continued support. And the generosity of New Brunswickers is always inspiring.”

The Radio-thon is in support of the expansion and renovation of the busiest clinic in the Saint John Regional Hospital, Clinic 1. The Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation is in the midst of a 12-million-dollar campaign to complete the overhaul. 

Listen for the Love Your Hospital Radio-thon on February 13th, from 6 am to 6 pm on The Wave 97.3 FM and Country 94.1 FM.

On Thursday, February 13th, from 6 a.m.- 6 p.m., local radio stations, 97.3 The Wave and Country 94.1, will be broadcasting live from the Saint John Regional Hospital. We will be sharing grateful patient stories, interviewing donors, physicians, nurses & staff, and encouraging the community to make a gift. The proceeds from this year’s Radio-thon will support The GIVE: Clinic 1 Expansion, our current campaign to expand and enhance the hospital’s busiest clinic: Clinic 1. Thanks to CIBC for having a BIG heart for their hospital, taking the lead with a $100,000 gift to kick-off Radio-thon. Join CIBC and show your hospital some love by making a Radio-thon gift today!