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The Lake 88 Radiothon in support of our local hospitals is underway!

by | Oct 15, 2020 | Local News | 0 comments

‘Supporting our frontline workers by giving them the tools they need’

Local healthcare officials, doctors, nurses, patients and volunteers are taking to the airwaves on Lake 88.1 today for a 12-hour fundraising ‘Radiothon’ in support of our local hospitals.  It’s a full day of interviews and information to increase the awareness of our local health care facilities and to highlight the current need for equipment that is funded only by community donations.

Call 613-466-1030 to donate! 

Current needs include:

Almonte General Hospital:  
28 new Intravenous Pumps at $5,000 each ($140,000)
CT Scan unit to provide medical imaging ($2.2 million) 

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital:
Electrocardiogram (ECG) to test heart rhythm ($26,000)
Obstetrical bed for gynecological and maternity patients ($21,757)
Fetal Heart Monitor for babies ($36,382)
Portable Ultrasound for cardiac, vascular, pediatric testing ($45,000)
Bedside monitors for Perth and Smiths Falls emergency rooms ($105,752)
Plus a Lift Walker, a Stress Test System and IVs

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital:
Healthy Futures. Together! Emergency Department and Clinical Equipment Comprehensive Campaign ($3 Million)

Our Radiothon team will be ready to take your calls and donations on Radiothon day, Thursday, October 15th from 6am until 6pm. When you make a donation to your local hospital, you are making a donation to yourself and your family.

Find out more here

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