3rd Annual “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon Raises $140,000 for Veterans Count

By April 2, 2017 May 31st, 2017 In the News

The 3rd Annual “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon for Veterans Count raised more than $140,000 for veterans, service members, and their families. This annual event hosted by iHeartMedia and NH Today’s Jack Heath, was broadcasted on News Radio 96-7, WGIR-AM 610, and iHeartRadio.com.

The Radio Thon, presented by LTC Partners, featured 12 hours of compelling content about the challenges faced by military families and how Veterans Count and other organizations across the state provide support. Additionally, the Radio Thon included testimonials from clients, celebrity endorsements, and sponsor recognition.

More than 120 volunteers, comprised of sponsors, radio personnel, Veterans Count chapter members, and Easterseals employees participated throughout the day helping make the event a great success.

“We are honored by the passion and dedication of our communities throughout the state of NH to pull together in support of our states bravest men and women,” says Easterseals NH President & CEO Larry Gammon.

Thank you to our supporting sponsors: Bank of America, Charter Trust, Comcast, Eastern Bank, Eastern Propane, Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Granite Group Benefits, Kittery Trading Post, McLane Middleton, New England Dragway, Service Credit Union, and Walmart.

If you missed the Radio Thon you can hear the hourly podcasts by visiting https://goo.gl/mAAOli. If you would like to make a donation to help NH veterans and their families please visit www.vetscount.org/nh. And, to view photos of the event visit www.facebook.com/VeteransCount.

In the three-year history of our “Make 12 Hours Count” Radio Thon, Veterans Count, with the help of our generous sponsors and supporters, has raised almost $440,000 to support NH veterans and their families!

About Veterans Count
Since 2006, Easterseals Military & Veterans Services provided more than 9,600 individuals with services for challenges including suicide prevention, employment, homelessness, substance abuse treatment, transportation, and mental health issues resulting from post-traumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injury. Additionally, Veterans Count provides emergency financial assistance for food, home maintenance, utilities, housing, rent, fuel assistance, vehicle repair, child care, gasoline, and medical bills.

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