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Kadlec for Kids-A-Thon Raises Over $62,000

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The annual Kadlec For Kids-A-Thon is officially over, and the telethon raised over $62,000! The annual Kadlec For Kids-A-Thon is officially over, and the telethon raised over $62,000!

RICHLAND, WA - The annual Kadlec For Kids-A-Thon is officially over.

DJ's from Radio Tri-Cities spent 36 hours raising money for the pediatrics center.

Officials tell NBC Right Now that the telethon raised $62,462! This tops 2012's total.

The money will go to Kadlec Regional Medical Center to help expand their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The hospital is expanding the NICU from around 3,000 square feet to 15,000 square feet.

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