Wolfson Children’s Challenge Telethon Happening Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
Caption:John Randall, one of Wolfson Children’s 55.Wolfson Children’s Challenge Telethon airs live Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, from 6 am-11:30 pm, on WJXT TV 4.
The Wolfson Children’s Challenge Telethon (formerly part of the “One to Grow On” event) and media sponsor WJXT TV 4 will host an all-day Telethon. Airing on TV 4, the Telethon phones will be manned by teams from the community, including former patients, local celebrities, the Wolfson Ultra Marathon runners, church groups, teen volunteers, Baptist Health and Wolfson Children’s Hospital employees and volunteers, and many others. Gifts of all sizes will be accepted. To make a donation, please call: 904.348.6022 or 800.366.9598 (WJXT)
The Telethon is an event of the Wolfson Children’s Challenge (formerly “One to Grow On”). The Wolfson Children’s Challenge takes place on Saturday, February 1 at Bragan Field. The Challenge features the 55-mile Ultra Marathon, a 55-mile Ultra Relay and a 1-mile Fun Run (registration at http:/www.wolfsonchildrenschallenge.org). Other events include: bounce houses; education and animal visits by the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens; a visit with the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Pet Therapy dogs; children’s yoga and Healing Touch provided by Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Integrative Care Program; tumbling with My Gym; and free Yobe Yogurt samples. Entertainment will include a performances by The X Factor’s Rion Paige, singer Dalton Cyr and other local talent, as well as several dance troupes and Karate America.