CHKD and 94.9 The Point Kick Off Annual Radiothon

Elizabeth Earley: (757) 668-9049 or

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – 94.9 The Point will broadcast live from Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters during the 17th annual Radiothon to benefit CHKD. The event will take place Wednesday, November 7, through Friday, November 9, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Morning show hosts Mike Powers and Woo Woo will share stories of courage and hope through interviews with local CHKD patients and their families from CHKD’s TowneBank Atrium, the hospital’s main lobby.

Features of this year’s Radiothon campaign:

Kickoff video. CHKD’s 2018 Radiothon kickoff video captures the excitement of the live event. Watch and share.

Meet the patients. Learn more about the CHKD patients whose stories will be shared throughout the event. Visit

Fundraise with us. Listeners are invited to create an individual or team fundraising page to engage their networks of friends and family and raise funds for CHKD during Radiothon. Set up your fundraising page at

This year’s goal is to raise more than $250,000 to purchase equipment, fund research, and provide patient care programs at CHKD, including the new mental health initiative. Listeners can phone in pledges during Radiothon by calling (757) 668-9000 or donate online at


CHKD is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service health centers, urgent care centers, and satellite offices throughout its service region.