8th Annual N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon Celebration

The 8th annual N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon will be Thursday, Nov. 19. Please read the following information about Promise Idol and a new online volunteer sign-up so that you can participate in this event.

Got talent?
Tune up your voice or your guitar.  We’re looking to crown the next Promise Idol. This competition is open to all UNC Health Care and School of Medicine employees, volunteers and residents.


11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2
7 to 9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3
Children’s Hospital lobby stage

Noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13
Children’s Hospital lobby stage

Thursday, Nov. 19
N.C. Children’s Promise
Radiothon & Telethon

A $10 donation to the N.C. Children’s Promise per act is required to audition. Cash or check only will be accepted. 

Participants will be given one song lasting no more than approximately five minutes to audition.  One microphone and speaker will be provided. Questions, call Tom Maltais at 966-0257.

Please carefully read the rules for this year’s competition.

Volunteer Opportunities
We invite you to participate in this year's event by volunteering your time.  As always, our biggest volunteer need is in the phone room. We especially need volunteers who are bilingual and can answer the Spanish phone lines.

We invite you to learn more about volunteer opportunities and sign-up to participate by visiting our Web site at www.ncchildrenspromise.org.  Click on the button that says "Volunteer for the Radiothon Telethon," located on the lower left-hand side of the page.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please call the N.C. Children's Promise main line at (919) 843-3948.  In addition to volunteering, you can help make this event a success by sharing this information with others.  Your time and dedication is what makes this event possible so thank you in advance for your support!