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Annual Radiothon Features Local Heroes

Sanford Children's to Host 4th Annual Results Radio Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon

(Sioux Falls, SD) – Cancer is a devastating disease, especially in children. It dramatically changes the lives of entire families and alters their childhood experiences. That’s why Sanford Children’s Hospital and Results Radio are teaming up once again for the 4th Annual Results Radio Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon. Last year’s event raised more than $161,000 and this year hopes are even higher.

The event which aims at helping kids fight cancer is being held March 23 – 25. During the 36 hour event, hosts from MIX 97.3, KIKN Country 100.5, B102.7, Hot 104.7 as well as KSOO 1130 and KDEZ 100.1, will broadcast live from the Carlson Great Hall at Sanford Children’s Hospital.

Tune in to listen March 23 – 25 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. as families call in or stop by to share personal and heartfelt stories about how their lives were changed by Sanford Children’s Hospital. Station hosts will also talk with doctors and staff. The radiothon is also available online on MIX 97.3, KIKN Country 100.5, B102.7 and HOT 104.7.

Broadcast hosts will introduce listeners to the following Cure Kids Cancer Heroes and their courageous families.

Name  City   Diagnosis Parents Name
Amanda Allstot Sioux Falls, SD   Ewing Sarcoma Todd & Michelle
Caitlyn Baumgart  Lennox, SD   ALCL Brad & Susan
Josh Bern Burbank, SD   Brain tumor Arlan & Tami
Spencer Boner Castlewood, SD   Brain tumor Harry & Mary Jo
Hunter Bork Mt. Vernon, SD   Osteosarcoma Ernie & Cindy
Noah Comes Watertown, SD   Burkitt’s Lymphoma Brian & Lisa
Bryce Dryfhout Doon, IA   Brain tumor Bill & Holli
Travis Falcon  Pierre, SD   AML Ernie & Kathy
Seth & Micah  Fennema Edgerton, MN   ALL Michael & Jill
Zachary Gunderson Brandon, SD   Neuroblastoma 4S Doug & Tami
Kelsey Heer Doland, SD   Aveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Todd & Lisa
Clayton Horst Ipswich, SD   Neuroblastoma Josh & Tracy
Ian Huber Zoncki Watertown, SD   High grade Burkitt’s Paulie & Tiffany
Cassandra Hulstein  Edgerton, MN   Acute Promolygenic Leukemia Mike & Sue
Brianna Ishmael Harrisburg, SD   ALL Celine
Nick Kappenman  Madison, SD   Hystiocytosis Ryan & Angi
Nick Kelly Sioux Falls, SD   AML Marlyce
Ashlyn Kerr  Mitchell, SD   Neuroblastoma Jim & Becky
Ayden Konakowitz  Sioux Falls, SD   Wilms tumor Paul & Monica
Ethan Kringen  Dell Rapids, SD   Hystiocytosis Kevin & Darci
Logan Landsdem  Sioux Fall, SD   ALL Brad & Tracy
Mason Link  Dell Rapids, SD   ALL Paul & Kim
Casey Lint Sioux Falls, SD   Liver Cancer Dusty & Annette
Mariah Matthies Sioux Falls, SD   ALL; Down Syndrome Brad & Teresa
Olivia McIlravy  Brandon, SD   Neuroblastoma Clayton & Sandy
Amanda Ode Sioux Falls, SD   Brain tumor Bill & Tracie
Jordyn Olsen  Pipestone, MN   Neuroblastoma Justin & Jodie
Charlie Peters  Sioux Falls, SD   ALL Dan & Liz
Sophia Riis Christensen  Sioux Falls, SD   Rhabdomyosarcoma Samantha
Ian Rinken  Sioux Falls, SD     ALL  Doug & Jan 
Naysa Sechser Hartford, SD     Thyroid Cancer   George & Denise 
Ty Sichmeller  Humboldt, SD     ALL  Casey & Annette 
Isabella Tyrell  Chamberlain, SD     ALL  Mike & Kim 
Xavier Valandra  Mitchell, SD     ALL  Craig & Valandra & Deanna Flood 
Brandon Watterson  Burbank, SD     Hogkins Lymphoma  Candie MacDonald 
Adrienne Wiedenbach  Scotland, SD     ALL  Ken & Billie Jo 
Shanley Wheeler Sioux Falls, SD     ALL   Sean & Lindy 

Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD joined the Children’s Miracle Network team in 1986. As a Children’s Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls stands dedicated to the ideal that every child is unique, every diagnosis is different and every situation is special. One hundred percent of funds raised stay local to help local children.

As the areas only Cure Kids Cancer hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital offers the region’s most comprehensive health care services for children. Leading edge technology, specially trained medical professionals and a vast array of services help meet the multiple medical needs of our patients and their families. Cure Kids Cancer is a program under Children’s Miracle Network.

Stacy Bauer Jones | Media Relations Manager | Sioux Falls Region
605-328-7056 or 605-366-2432 |