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Hispanics Across the Country Pledge More Than $6 Million During Univision Radio Event to Help St. Jude Fight Childhood Cancer
Date:2/20/2009

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the annual Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon with Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group, Hispanics across the country opened their hearts to help save kids battling cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R), one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers. On February 5 and 6, Promesa y Esperanza generated more than $6 million in cash and pledges to help St. Jude continue its groundbreaking research and lifesaving care.

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"We are very thankful for the incredible support that Univision Radio, its staff and listeners have shown for the children of St. Jude," said David L. McKee, interim CEO and chief operating officer of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude. "These pledges will help our doctors and scientists continue conducting the groundbreaking research and developing the lifesaving care that will create hope for thousands of children in communities around the world."

During the two-day radiothon, listeners from cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Diego, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Albuquerque, Fresno, and El Paso and from Puerto Rico jammed phone lines to make a pledge of hope. With a monthly $20 donation, callers became Angeles de Esperanza (Partners in Hope). These monthly donations help St. Jude keep its promise that no child is ever denied treatment at St. Jude because of a family's inability to pay.

St. Jude patients joined Univision DJ's in radio booths across the country to share their story with l
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