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KS95 for Kids

These are the stories from the KS95 for Kids Radiothon - an annual on-air fundraiser benefiting two local charities, Children’s Cancer Research Fund and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. To date, KS95 for Kids has raised over $16 million.

Latest Episodes

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Trevor Munt's Story

On May 27, 2019, Trevor came to his mother, Josie, hand on his forehead, with a severe headache and said, “Mom, something is wrong. I need to go to the…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Wes Jackson's Story

Wes spent his first three days on a ventilator. It was determined that Wes had suffered a grade 1 (the least severe type) intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), better known as bleeding…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Sam Anastos' Story

“Sam was born 5 weeks premature,” his mother, Barbara recounts. “The impact this would have on his future development was completely unclear. We were told that we just had to…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Owen Nei's Story

Owen had a condition called aqueductal stenosis, which means that the third and fourth ventricles of his brain did not develop properly, causing his brain to fill with spinal fluid…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – MaKiah Pierce's Story

MaKiah was born premature at 29 weeks. When she was 15 months old, her parents were told that she had cerebral palsy. When she had her first seizure at 18…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Kyra Condie's Story

“I think I was about 11 or 12 when the back pain really started to bother me,” Kyra says. “The pain was relatively minimal and it wasn’t something I couldn’t…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Harriet Spieler's Story

Harriet’s cancer journey began in August 2019, in her pediatrician’s office – Kelly took Harriet in to the doctor for an ear infection that wasn’t going away. But when a…

KS95 for Kids 2020 – Brice McArdle's Story

At 9 months old and after two surgeries, one to drain fluid from around Brice’s brain and another to biopsy a tumor, came the final diagnosis: embryonal tumors with multilayered…