JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The hard work of volunteers and the big hearts of Region 8 residents led to one of the most successful Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thons, with more than $339,000 raised from in a 13-hour span.
Friday, Region 8 donated $339,410. All of that money will stay to grant the wishes of children in northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri.
There were also several road blocks set up, where both Jonesboro locations brought in more than $50,000 combined. Other cities participated as well.
*Editor's Note: On behalf of everyone at KAIT and the Jonesboro Radio Group, thank you for supporting us in the 17th annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon.*