iHeartMedia New York’s 106.7 LITE FM Raises Over $1,622,714 During Fifth Annual “Hope For The Holidays Radiothon”

Fundraising Efforts Will Benefit Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone


NEW YORK – December 15, 2022 – iHeartMedia New York’s 106.7 LITE FM, New York’s Christmas Music Station, announced today that the fifth annual “Hope for the Holidays Radiothon” raised over $1,622,714 to benefit Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, one of the nation’s premier children’s hospitals providing exceptional care for every type of childhood condition.

“Hope for the Holidays Radiothon” took place on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. During the event,106.7 LITE FM’s on-air personalities including Paul ‘Cubby’ Bryant, Christine Nagy, Helen Little, Rich Kaminski, Victor Sosa, Nina Del Rio and Jack Kratoville hosted a live broadcast from iHeartRadio headquarters and encouraged listeners to donate in support of the hospital and the children undergoing treatment.

“Hope for the Holidays” featured stories from patients of the hospital and their families, as well as interviews with hospital supporters. Sponsors for the event included De’Longhi, A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical, Ridgewood Savings Bank and Savant. Listeners can still make donations at litefm.com/hope.

“LITE FM’s ‘Hope for the Holidays Radiothon’ is an annual event where our team as well as our dedicated listeners give back to the community,” said Chris Conley, Program Director for 106.7 LITE FM.  Every year we look forward to partnering with Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital and support the kids of New York.”

For the past five years, “Hope for the Holidays” has raised over $5,000,000 to benefit Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone.

iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the New York market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.

About Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital—34th Street is NYU Langone’s flagship pediatric inpatient care location, a 160,000-square-foot facility with 68 single-patient rooms in the newly built Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion. It is the first new children’s hospital to open in New York City in nearly 15 years, and the only pediatric inpatient facility in Manhattan with all single-patient rooms.

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital’s mission is guided by an unparalleled commitment to partnering with children and their families. Everyone, from doctors to nurses to support staff, is dedicated to making sure that children are put at ease, that parents’ voices are heard, and that the entire family knows their children aren’t just cared for but cared about. Through Sala Institute for Child and Family Centered Care, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital’s more than 400 doctors—along with nurses, child life specialists, and social workers—partner with families to provide exceptional care for every type of childhood condition, from the most common to the most complex, in a space where children can be children and parents can feel supported.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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