Ken & Colleen’s Kids Radiothon

Kids We've Met

Alex Champion

Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Alex Champion – UPDATE

Alex’s story begins not with her, but with her sister Paige.  When Paige was about two years old, her parents…


Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Trent Miner

Trent lost his courageous battle in April of 2005. Ken and Colleen talked to Trent’s mom, Joelle this year to…


Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

John Tenpas

When John was six days old, he had one of the most complicated heart surgeries performed on him to correct…


Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Riley Mackey

When Riley was two years old, she “hurt” her thumb one day. The thumb ended up swelling to four times…


Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Cassie Daily

At the age of 13, Cassie was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma just as she was starting her 8th grade year.…

Kali Buchanan

Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Kali Buchanan

In December 2006, Kali was diagnosed with Juvenile Desmoid Fibromatosis.


Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Henry McDonald

Henry was born six weeks early in June of 2010. Because he was early, he went directly to the NICU…

Drew Wall

Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Drew Wall

Drew was playing basketball in 2008 when he hurt his leg. Initially, he thought he had just strained a muscle,…


Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Coleman Larson

Coleman had a tumor the size of a tangerine embedded in his cerebellum….

Dani Osborn

Friday, May 25, 201205/25/2012

Danielle Osborn

On the evening of December 10, 2011, 10-year-old Dani was upstairs in her room lighting incense with matches when she…

From Big Ken, Colleen & Kurt

CMN means one thing to us…helping kids. When a child here at the hospital smiles, it lights up the room, and this Thursday and Friday, we want this hospital to be shining brightly.

We have been doing the radiothon for many years, and it means so much to us that you hear these kids’ stories, you feel the emotions of the parents, and you continue to assist these kids and families.

Helping the CMN directly impacts the quality of life of kids in the hospital, and we thank you so much for your continued support.

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Thanks to our generous bidders we raised nearly $10,000 through our silent auction! All proceeds go to Big Ken & Colleen’s Kids, supporting local Iowa families through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.


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