Holiday Radioathon - Root for Kids

Holiday Radioathon

for Children & Families

Root for Kids has partnered up with Red Rock Broadcasting…the Sound of Southern Utah to host its 4th annual Holiday Radioathon for Children & Families on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 6:00am – 7:00pm at 2044 S. Mesa Palms Drive in St. George, UT.  The public is invited to come volunteer, drop off in-kind donations or make financial contributions* that will benefit over 600 families in our community served by our programs every month.

Mix 103.1, Kool 98.9, Coyote Country 102.3 and Zion 104.1  will be live from Root for Kids encouraging listeners to donate and interviewing sponsors.

Radioathon | Root for Kids

*Root for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Become a Sponsor

Does your business want to help vulnerable young children this holiday season? Join us as an sponsor of the Root for Kids Radioathon brought to you as a public service by Red Rock Broadcasting – The Sound of Southern Utah!

Red Rock Broadcasting stations including The Mix 103.1, Kool 98.9, 102.3 Coyote Country and Zion 104.1 will be broadcasting live from Root for Kids on 12/5 encouraging listeners to donate money and items such as diapers, baby blankets, children’s books & educational toys.  Sponsors from $500 – $5,000 will receive corresponding amounts of live interviews, digital advertising, social media posts and on-air promotional announcements.


There will be a variety of walk-in volunteer projects at Root for Kids on December 16 so feel free to stop any time during the Radioathon to volunteer. If you want to bring a group of 5 or more, please contact Rosie Sevier (Community Partnership & Volunteer Coordinator) at

More Ways to Help

We are always in need of diapers (sizes NB to 6) and supplies. Check out our wish list below for ideas and drop off your donations on  Monday, December 16, 2019 any time between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm. Can’t make it to the Radioathon? No problem! We created an online wish list so you can shop at Amazon Smile.

  • Board books
  • Children’s picture books
  • Colored cardstock
  • Stickers
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pom poms
  • Crayons
  • Colored duct tape
  • Colored tissue paper
  • Colored felt
  • Colored foam
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Kid scissors
  • Paper/plastic products
    • Plates
    • Bowls
    • Cups
    • Napkins
    • Utensils
    • Ziploc bags- sandwich, storage, gallon sizes
  • Hygiene items
    • Shampoo
    • Conditioner
    • Deodorant
    • Laundry detergent
    • Feminine hygiene products
  • Puzzles for children under age 3
  • Bubbles
  • Educational toys
  • Home safety items
    • Outlet covers
    • Door knob covers/locks
    • Cupboard locks
  • Kitchen Items
    • Mixing bowls
    • Tupperware type storage bowls
    • Serving spoons/spatulas