Dallas, Texas – (October 7, 2011) – Although many people donate to Kidd’s Kids throughout the year, the show has one special fundraising day called Kidd’s Kids Day. Over $415k was raised October 6 for this year’s Kidd’s Kids Day, donations came through the Southwest Airlines call center, texting, online and Kidd Kraddick in the Morning’s national affiliate markets.
Kidd Kraddick in the Morning will be broadcasting from Walt Disney World November 17-21 for their annual Kidd’s Kids trip. Kidd’s Kids 2011 will take 51 terminally/chronically ill or physically challenged children and their intermediate families to Orlando for five amazing days of suspended reality.
In a four-hour period, over $415k was raised on Kidd’s Kids Day, this past October 6. With these generous donations, Kidd’s Kids is able to cover all expenses: hotel, park passes, meals, transportation, spending money and souvenirs for 184 Kidd’s Kids and family members.
Kidd’s Kids partner, Southwest Airlines, provides Kidd’s Kids a complimentary aircraft equipped with WiFi and a unique Kidd’s Kids decal, as well as private hangars in Dallas and Orlando. Southwest employees also volunteer their time before, during and after the trip. Kidd’s Kids additional major trip partners include WDW and Disney Events Group, TeleTouch/Hawk Electronics, Imlach Group/Atlas Van Lines, Swan and Dolphin Hotel, The Orlando Magic, Consolidated Restaurant Operations, Mears Transportation/Hello-Florida, and many others.
For more information on Kidd’s Kids, visit: kiddskids.com; Facebook.com/KiddsKids; twitter.com/KiddsKids
The Kraddick Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was founded in 1991 by nationally syndicated morning show personality Kidd Kraddick. The first Kidd’s Kids trip was to Sea World® in San Antonio and benefited five families. Due to the generosity of Kidd’s listeners and corporate donations, the program now takes between 40 and 50 families to Walt Disney World® in Florida each year. Over the years, almost 800 children and their families have attended the Kidd’s Kids trip.
Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, the most-listened to contemporary morning show in America, is syndicated by Yea! Network, and is heard on more than 80 stations across the country and on American Forces Radio weekdays from 6-10a CST. KiddTV, webcasting daily on Ustream, is the #1 Morning Radio Program with over 10 million views. To become a fan of the show, log on to www.kiddlive.com | Facebook: KiddFacebook.com | Twitter: @KiddKraddick | Ustream: Ustream.tv/KiddLive