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Evanov Winnipeg Raises $145,000 For National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

$145,000.00 raised by Evanov’s Winnipeg Radio Stations in support of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day for KIDTHINK Children’s Mental Health Center Inc

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 (Winnipeg, MB) -To raise awareness of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day this past Sunday, May 7, 2022, local radio stations ENERGY 106,HOT 100.5, and 92.7 FM CKJS teamed up with KIDTHINK Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. for the third annual KIDTHINK Radiothon for Kids Mental Health.

The Radiothon was broadcast live on Friday, May 5, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ENERGY 106’s Wheeler in the Morning (Dave Wheeler, Jasmin Laine, Tyler Carr) along with HOT 100.5’s Mark & Dilly in the Morning (Mark Morris, Sean Dilworth) were on the air for twelve hours of music, prizes, auctions, and valuable information on how to improve mental health for all children in Manitoba. 92.7-FM CKJS Good Morning Philippines (Chester Pangan, Donna

Natividad-Arenas) and Afternoon Pasada (Lucille Nolasco-Garrido) also supported the Radiothon throughout the day.

“A HUGE thank you to everyone who made our 3rd Annual KIDTHINK fundraiser a resounding success,” says Carmyn Aleshka, KIDTHINK Founder.

“We're grateful for the incredible community that came together to support KIDTHINK

and the vital services we provide. As a result of your generosity, we have raised $145,000 for our funded care programs and free Connect Care psycho educational content. We couldn't have done it without our dedicated volunteers, staff, and the tireless radio-station team from 92.7 CKJS, ENERGY 106, and HOT 100.5 who broadcasted for 12 hours straight! Your contributions, time, and effort have made a lasting impact on countless lives. Thank you

for being a part of our KIDTHINK family!”

Adam West, Program Director at Evanov Communications Inc.Winnipeg stations cluster added: “As we recover from the pandemic, we are still seeing increasing anxiety and depression with our children. We are most fortunate to have the services made possible by KIDTHINK for Manitoban families.”


KIDTHINK Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. (KIDTHINK) is a mental health treatment centre and outreach program that focuses on child therapy and well-being for kids aged 12 and under in Manitoba.KIDTHINK provides child therapists, parenting and family support, child psychologists, and treatment from a multidisciplinary team that includes psychology, psychiatry, social work, and occupational therapy, and play therapy, who all work together to give the children and their families the highest standard of care.

ABOUT EVANOV COMMUNICATIONS’ Winnipeg ENERGY 106, HOT 100.5, and 92.7 FM CKJS ENERGY 106 plays the hottest new music. Launched in 2011, ENERGY 106’s programming consists of pop culture, entertainment, celebrity gossip, music, art, fashion, dance, movies – and most importantly, our local community.

Launched in 2017, HOT 100.5 plays all your favourite Hits of the ‘80s· ‘90s · 2000s. HOT 100.5 is a family-friendly radio station that focuses on the fun aspects of life, while being positive and bringing upbeat energy.Launched in 1974, 92.7 FM CKJS is Winnipeg’s heritage multilingual station, broadcasting in over 15 different languages representing and reflecting Winnipeg’s many diverse

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