(Beaver Dam) There will be 14 agencies benefitting this year from the funds raised during the WBEV-WXRO Children’s Radiothon. The 27-hour marathon broadcast each June, now in its 22nd year, assists Dodge County-area non-profit agencies that work with kids. Organizers notified the non-profits last week.
They include the county’s domestic violence shelter PAVE, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dodge County and the Watertown Community, Green Valley Enterprises, YMCA of Dodge County, Clothes for Kids, the Watertown Family Center, ARC Dodge County, Community Care Preschool and Child Care, the former Beaver Dam Area Arts Association now the Dodge County Center for the Arts, Church Health Services, CARE for Dodge County and – three new agencies this year – Bo’s Heavenly Club House, the Pregnancy Support Center and the Gathering Source.
Last year, the Radiothon’s grand total was $136,311.94. The fundraiser will be held beginning at 6am on June 20 and conclude at 9am on June 21.