Shriners Hospitals for Children announced today a multi-faceted collaboration with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in the U.S., to raise awareness and support for pediatric specialty care.
Now through December 2013 more than 143 Clear Channel stations will support Shriners Hospitals for Children with a series of unique on-air promotions, including a national awareness campaign voiced by Ryan Seacrest, host and producer of the top-rated nationally syndicated LA Morning drive-time show – “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” on Clear Channel’s 102.7 KIIS-FM.
Additionally, Clear Channel will support the Love to the Rescue Celebrity Auction, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children through the iHeartRadio platform and a digital promotion now through September 10, 2013. Music and sports fans can bid on more than 14 ultimate experiences, including a celebrity meet and greet with Selena Gomez or Michael Buble, a round of golf with a PGA Tour professional at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Pro Am tour, tickets to the American Music Awards and more. Net proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. A full list of the auction items can be found at www.charitybuzz.com/shriners.
“Shriners Hospitals for Children give joy to countless children through their innovative pediatric care,” said Ryan Seacrest. “The Clear Channel partnership will further enable their hospitals to positively impact many more kids and their families.”
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system of 22 facilities that conducts innovative research and provides world-renowned care to children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate. Shriners Hospitals for Children provides all aspects of surgery, rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support throughout a patient’s childhood and adolescence.
“Our new collaboration with Clear Channel will help us share the story of how we provide compassionate, family-centered pediatric care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay,” said John Cinotto, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shriners Hospitals for Children. “Some call that generosity. We call it love to the rescue.”
Shriners Hospitals for Children has also been named the beneficiary of this year’s all-new “iHeartRadio Music Festival Village” on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at The iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, receiving $1 from every ticket sold to the village. The Festival Village will feature live performances on two stages by nearly a dozen popular and up-and-coming artists, including The Wanted, Jason Derulo, The Band Perry, Avril Lavigne, Krewella, Cher Lloyd, twenty one pilots, Pete Tong, AWOLNATION and a special guest appearance by Ne-Yo. Tickets to The Village can be purchased by visiting festival.iheart.com/village.