LBI Media Radio Stations in Houston Raise Over $400,000 During Two-Day Radiothon for Texas Children’s Hospital

La Raza 98.5 FM/103.3 FM, El Norte 107.9 FM and La Ranchera Deportes
850 AM/101.7 FM support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
for fifth consecutive year

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#Charitylt;/agt;–LBI Media, the third largest Spanish-language broadcasting company in
the U.S., announced today that its three leading radio stations in
Houston raised a grand total of $436,911.00 for Children’s Miracle
Network Hospitals®.

This year marks the five year partnership with Children’s Miracle
Network Hospitals®, in which LBI Media radio
properties La Raza KTJM 98.5/103.3 FM, El Norte KQQK 107.9 and La
Ranchera KEYH 850 AM/101.7 FM raised over $400,000.00 during a two-day
radiothon that recently took place. Supported by Hispanic radio
listeners in the greater Houston Metro area, the money raised this year
will continue supporting low-income families that seek medical care at
the Texas Children’s Hospital.

For the past five years, during a two-day radiothon, LBI Media’s radio
station DJs and personalities have committed to use their time, talent
and the power of their radio platform to create awareness for critical
treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and
charitable care for underserved, low-income children who require
critical medical attention. The money raised will continue to benefit
the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Since 2015, LBI Media’s radio
stations in Houston have raised a cumulative total of over $2.1 million
during the radiothon from over 2,700 Hispanic radio listeners for the
charitable organization.

“We are extremely proud of our partnership with the Children’s Miracle
Network and the wonderful work they do on behalf of low-income families
in our community, who are in need of financial support for critical
medical services. We thank our Hispanic radio listeners for once again
stepping up to the plate and collectively raising over $400,000 for this
great charity. The Latino community understands the importance of giving
back and helping those that are in need. At LBI Media, we are proud to
not only have this as one of our core values, but also to lend our
broadcasting platform to ensure we continue supporting social causes of
this nature,” stated Benny Herzog, manager, national radio sales, LBI
Media, based in Houston.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170
member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to
children across the U.S. and Canada. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle
Network Hospitals® has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a
time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon, and its various
fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to
save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

“LBI Media has been a terrific partner for Children’s Miracle Network
and the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. To date, they have helped
us raise over $2 Million to help heal kids in and around Houston. These
funds have helped Children’s Miracle Network provide much needed
equipment, medications, and research for many underprivileged children
and their families. A great number of these are Hispanic families that
would otherwise not be able to afford this life saving care and
attention made possible through the support of LBI Media’s radio and TV
stations,” stated Danny Garcia, director, Hispanic Programs, Children’s
Miracle Network Hospitals®.

About LBI Media, Inc.

LBI Media is the largest privately held, minority-owned Spanish-language
broadcaster in the United States, with ten television stations and
seventeen radio stations operating in top U.S. Hispanic markets. LBI
Media operates the EstrellaTV Network, Don Cheto Radio Network, Fenomeno
Studios MCN, Que Buena Radio and La Raza Radio. The Company produces
over 50 hours of original television programming at its Burbank
Television Studios each week. The EstrellaTV® programming catalog
consists of over 7,500 hours of original, Spanish-language television
programming in genres including talk, drama, comedy, variety, reality,
music and more. To learn more about LBI Media and see company updates,
please visit

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170
member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids
across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to
fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical
equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network
Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time
through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising
partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and
improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out
why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member
hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at


Contact: Marco Gonzalez
LBI Media, Inc.

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