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Forum staff reports, Published February 16 2013

Event to raise money for children’s hospital

GRAND FORKS – The second annual Miracle Maker Radiothon that raises money for Sanford Children’s Hospital Fargo starts today.

Radio stations Cat Country (100.3 FM) and XL93 (92.9 FM) hope to raise money by broadcasting the radiothon 24 hours a day through Tuesday.

Donations can be made by calling the Miracle Maker Hotline at (701) 757-4483; online at sanfordhealth.org; in person at the Sanford East Grand Forks Clinic, 929 Central Ave N.W., East Grand Forks, Minn.

On-air personalities will broadcast live from Sanford East Grand Forks and people are encouraged to participate by calling in or stopping by to share their stories.

Children from Grand Forks, Adams, Langdon, Glasston, Sharon, Fargo, Fisher, Portland, East Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes, Thief River Falls, Roseau, Devils Lake, Leonard, and Fergus Falls will be featured during the radiothon.

Money raised will support special programs, purchase medical equipment and fund research and education for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which locally benefits Sanford Children’s Hospital Fargo.