Radiothon a success

NANAIMO – Sixth annual Variety Children’s Radiothon raises $25,465 for local children with special needs.

Nanaimo’s sixth annual Variety Children’s Radiothon, was a huge success, raising $25,465 for local children with special needs.

Callers also sponsored 209 Buddy Bears for children at the Nanaimo Child Development Centre and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

The bears bring comfort to children waiting for surgical procedures or enduring other stressful experiences.

The event, hosted by 102.3 FM The Wave, took place at Woodgrove Centre.

For more information on Variety, please go to www.variety.bc.ca.