More than $105,000 raised for Cornwall hospital through radiothon

The Cornwall Community Hospital on McConnell Avenue. (Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – It’s another year when Cornwall and SD&G has come through for the Cornwall Community Hospital.

The 12th annual Corus Caring Hearts Radiothon was held today (April 5) for 13 hours on boom 101.9 and 1045 Fresh Radio, which wrapped up at 7 p.m.

In the end, $105,554 was raised. Last year, the total was $120,539.

While the total is less than 2017, it should be noted that the goal was different than last year’s radiothon, which raised money for the mental health center.

The money raised this year is going toward a waterproof fetal monitoring system for the birthing suites at CCH and bedside cardiac monitors for patients in the critical care unit.

“Cornwall has done a tremendous job yet again,” announcer Nathan Carr said. “That is all because of people like you who in this community just embrace it. They choose positivity over negativity. You make a difference,” he added.

The theme this year was “Hearts, Young and Old”.