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(Los Angeles) Meruelo Media’s KLOS (95.5 KLOS-FM) set rock radio’s single station fundraising record, raising $1.28 million in only 26 hours! The 7th annual fundraiser took place Thursday, February 15 and Friday, February 16, 2024, from 6am – 7pm and was presented by Sweet James Accident Attorneys, Tax Relief Advocates and Premier Coach Auto Collision Group.

KLOS’ on-air talent pulls legions of listeners during the 26 hour on-air and online event benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Local businesses, celebrities and community leaders are encouraged to join 95.5 KLOS and become “Partners in Hope” for just $19 a month by calling 800-592-3449, by texting the word ROCK to 785-833, or by visiting here.

95.5 KLOS Program Director, Keith Cunningham said, “This is our 7th year partnering with St. Jude and each year we are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support by KLOS listeners. We are proud to share that listeners set the rock radio fundraising record for a single station raising over $1.28M for the kids fighting cancer at St. Jude. There are children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses, and we try to make a positive and healing difference for these children and their families. It’s important to know that St. Jude patients and families never receive a bill from St. Jude for the cost of treatment, travel, housing, or food. Special thanks to our sponsors, Sweet James Accident Attorneys, Tax Relief Advocates and Premier Coach Auto Collision Group, for their generous support of ‘St. Jude Rocks.”

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children. ® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%, and it won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes to help doctors and researchers at local hospitals and cancer centers around the world improve the quality of treatment and care for even more children. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food, so they can focus on helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love, and kindness. Support the St. Jude mission by donating at stjude.org.

About Meruelo Media

Meruelo Media, an affiliate of the Meruelo Group, is the largest and fastest growing minority-owned media company in California. Meruelo Media operates Los Angeles television stations KWHY-TV, channel 22; and KBEH, channel 63; and Los Angeles market radio stations 95.5 KLOS; KLOS2; KPWR 105.9 “Power 106;” 93.5 KDAY; Riverside/San Bernardino station 93.5 KDEY-FM; and 93.9 KLLI “CALI 93.9, and the company owns Meruelo Studios, a 22,000 square-foot production studio in West Hollywood”

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