MILWAUKEE (8/26/2009) - The FM 106.1 Care-A-Van for Kids benefiting Children's Hospital and Health System's Child Abuse Prevention Fund, will roll into southeast Wisconsin Thursday, Aug. 27, through Friday, Aug. 28. Featuring inspirational stories told by child abuse and neglect survivors, the two-day radiothon will help raise dollars for valuable child abuse and neglect prevention services supported by the CAP Fund.
"The CAP Fund is proud to partner with one of the area's leading radio stations to bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and neglect and support valuable prevention services," said Jennifer Hammel, director, Child Abuse Prevention Fund. "Through the support of the FM 106.1 Care-A-Van for Kids, the CAP Fund has distributed more than $8.5 million to support community-based prevention initiatives throughout Wisconsin."
Listeners can tune in and pledge their support by calling (414) 944-KIDS or visiting www.capfund.org/careavan. An online auction features items such as an autographed Kenny Chesney guitar and a one-week vacation at a condo in any one of 40 U.S. destinations. Bid online at www.chw.org/capauction. All proceeds from the online auction benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Fund.