105.1 Triple MMM raises $89,666.21
for Give Me 5 for Kids 2017!
105.1 Triple MMM is proud to announce we have raised $89,666.21 during our Give Me 5 for Kids charity initiative in 2017.
With key fundraising events including the $10,000 Local Shopping Spree, Century 21 Charity Golf Day, Orange Camel Races, Picnic Race Day, NSW Clubs Triathlon and strong support from the Hotel Canobolas along with generous community donations, we were able to demonstrate our support for the children’s ward at the Orange Health Service.
This year, we will help purchase 2 x ECG Machines valued at $60,000 as well as $10,000 of specialist respiratory equipment for the paediatric unit at Orange, whilst also making a valuable contribution to the broader Give Me 5 for Kids 2017 campaign, which each year, aims to support the hospitals that care for children throughout regional Australia.
105.1 Triple MMM’s s involvement in the Give Me 5 for Kids fundraiser is part of parent company Southern Cross Austereo’s (SCA) campaign, which launched in the mid 90’s as a simple coin drive. Since then, the appeal has raised more than $18 million nationally, benefiting over 40 children’s hospital wards by utilising our local Radio and TV stations. It is rolled out in June each year.
Southern Cross Austereo, General Manager, Steve Golfin said: “The generosity and support this important campaign receives is inspiring and I’d like to express a heartfelt thankyou to all that get behind the charity. This year is a record result with our highest fund raising to date. This significant contribution will buy a 2nd ECG machine and additional top grade respiratory equipment for the local children’s ward. What’s great about GM5FK is all monies raised stay local and our local kids will directly benefit. I’d like to thank our listeners, local business, our Triple MMM staff and the various community groups throughout the Central West for their efforts and support.”
Give Me Five for Kids has continued to grow each year with increased community support, with the beneficiaries of the campaign the children’s wards and facilities at local hospitals.
For more information visit giveme5forkids.com.au