2.5 Mill Raised and lots of happy Kids
Southern Cross Austereo has celebrated the 20th year of Give Me 5 for Kids, by raising an incredible $2.5 million to support local hospitals that care for children across Australia.
From pyjama days and walkathons to gala balls and movie nights; Give Me 5 for Kids was pushed throughout SCA’s network of regional radio and television stations in June.
Southern Cross Austereo CEO Rhys Holleran said: “For two decades, we’ve been warmed by the support for Give Me 5 for Kids from our local communities across the country, with 2014 no exception. It’s an initiative all of us here at SCA are very proud of, and I would personally like to thank and congratulate all of those involved in making this year’s campaign such a success. We look forward to Give Me 5 for Kids gaining even more momentum in the future.”
Give Me 5 for Kids started inn the mid-1990s as a simple coin drive and has raised more than $12 million for over 40 children’s hospital wards across the country. In 2014.