Radiothon: Remembering Max Gilpin 10 years after fatal heat stroke during football practice

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, a hot and humid day, Max Gilpin’s mother, Michele Crockett, received a phone call just as she was leaving work to pick him up from football practice. The caller said […]

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Radiothon: 4-year-old Camila Lopez isn’t letting cancer slow her down

Three-year-old Camila Lopez climbs out of her hospital bed and makes her way to a bench. “Let’s play!” she says, as she begins pulling oversized blocks from a bucket and stacking them one by one. […]

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Radiothon: Through cancer bout, Matthew Walker hasn’t fought alone

Thirty months ago, our family woke up one Sunday morning and went swimming with our seemingly healthy 12-year-old son. Little did we know when we left our house that morning, Matthew wouldn’t return home for […]

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Radiothon: Oliver Thomas uses Type 1 diabetes journey to help other children

Just like any other boy his age, 9-year-old Oliver Thomas is always on the move. From fishing to swimming, riding his bike, golfing and playing baseball — he keeps busy. But Oliver, who has Type […]

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Home & BMW Raffle tickets are limited, and the deadline is soon

Time is running out to purchase your 2018 Home & BMW Raffle ticket. Only 12,000 tickets will be sold. The deadline to purchase your ticket in person at the last open house or at the […]

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Don’t miss out on the September Home & BMW Raffle prize

The annual Home & BMW Raffle is one of the most popular ways to help Norton Children’s Hospital maintain and advance its life-saving programs and services. In addition to the grand prize of a new […]

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Tickets on sale July 1 for the 2018 Home & BMW Raffle

Would you like a chance to win a new house and help kids at Norton Children’s Hospital? Try your luck by purchasing a ticket for the 2018 Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle starting […]

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Radiothon | Megan Francke’s ‘stupid’ brain tumor

When Megan Francke was in first grade, she often would go to her parents’ room at night crying about her stomach. Her mother took her to see her pediatrician, Andrew Donovan, M.D. (Megan calls him […]

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Scharnese Cook went from an active kid to a heart transplant in weeks

At age 8, Scharnese Cook was very active. She ran track at school and was involved in various activities. Then she began to have trouble breathing. At first, it appeared to be a severe asthma […]

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Radiothon: This boy’s mom had to turn a crank each day to force his legs to grow

At just 6 weeks old, Jerren Harrison contracted bacterial meningitis. He was treated and seemed to be doing well — except for what doctors couldn’t see. The infection had crept into the growth plates in […]

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Radiothon returns to raise money for kids

Turn on the radio Nov. 16 and 17 to hear emotional stories of hope and healing live from the Norton Children’s Hospital lobby during the hospital’s yearly Radiothon. Radiothon raises money to help care for […]

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Alpha Media to rename radio stations for Norton Children’s Hospital Radiothon

LOUISVILLE, KY (Nov. 13, 2015) – On Nov. 19 and 20, you won’t be listening to 99.7 WDJX; instead you’ll be tuning into 99.7 DREW-FM. In honor of the seventh annual Norton Children’s Hospital Radiothon, […]

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