Kev’s Kids radio marathon is back on the air Thursday.
Country 90.5 FM morning show host Kevin Oschefski is broadcasting for 29 straight hours, raising funds to support area children and youth with special needs.
“[The funds] go to Rotary4Kids, which all stays local,” he says. “It is everything from paying for [Nipissing Association for Disabled Youth] activities like downhill skiing and horseback riding, to getting a child a proper toilet seat who may have some physical challenges, so they can just use the bathroom like everyone else.”
The broadcast begins at 5 am on Thursday, June 16 and wraps up Friday morning.
Oschefski says the phone calls, texts, donations and the cause itself help him cross the finish line.
“It’s tough about 3 o’clock in the morning, it gets pretty quiet and you have to push through,” Oschefski says. “But, when you meet these kids and you meet their moms and dads it just makes it all worth it. They’re the best kids you’ll ever meet.”
Donations can be made during the show, online and by e-transfer.
Money raised helps to purchase assistive devices, home renovations, vehicle conversions, program enrollment, cover uninsured medical costs and out-of-town travel and funding for special needs teams, and more.
For more information visit kevskids.ca