Jimmy Fallon, Alice Cooper, Cole Hamels Support WMGK Radiothon

June 6, 2013

A strong line-up of local and national celebrities including Phillies’ pitcher Cole Hamels, late night host Jimmy Fallon and rocker Alice Cooper, will be calling in to voice their support when 102.9 WMGK morning host, John DeBella broadcasts his 7th Annual John DeBella Veterans Radiothon live from outside of the National Constitution Center on Friday June 14, 2013 from 6am to 6pm. All proceeds from the Radiothon will go to benefit local veterans via the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center (PVMSEC ). Over the past six years, DeBella has raised over $600,000 for the PVMSEC via his annual Radiothon.

Those interested in making a secure online donation to the Radiothon can do so as soon as today via a link on the station’s website – WMGK.com. Listeners can make call-in donations via 1800-678-WMGK(9645) on Friday, June 14. There will be “thank you gifts” awarded to the person making the largest call-in donation each hour. Thank you gifts include: concert tickets and meet and greet passes to see Heart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company, autographed guitars signed by Crosby, Stills & Nash and Bon Jovi, autographed items signed by Hamels and the Flyers’ Braydon Coburn, and much more. A complete list of ‘thank you gifts’ can be found at wmgk.com.

In 2012, DeBella received the Small Business Association’s “Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year” award for his years of dedicated service to veterans related charities.

More about The PVMSEC
The Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center serves the multiple needs of recently discharged, displaced, discouraged and homeless veterans in our area. They help those who served with job training & job placement, substance abuse issues, behavioral health and medical problems. Recent veterans, those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, face an extremely difficult situation. They carry the emotional and physical baggage of war with them while returning to America’s tenuous economic and employment situation.