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Radiothon hosted by Pat Connaughton raises over $205K for COVID-19 Relief

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Posted at 4:45 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 17:45:35-04

MILWAUKEE — A radiothon hosted by Bucks' Pat Connaughton raised over $205K for COVID-19 relief.

Connaughton hosted the radiothon with ESPN Milwaukee on Thursday and raised a total of $205,859 over an 11-hour period.

Herb Kohl Philanthropies agreed to match all the donations, bringing that total over $205K.

All of the funds raised will go to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, and Connaughton’s With Us Foundation.

This money came from donations, a silent auction, and buy it now items. Fans can continue to donate or purchase two canvases of Connaughton from this year’s dunk contest. One photo features Connaughton dunking over Giannis Antetokounmpo, and one of him dunking over Christian Yelich, through Monday.

The radiothon aired from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on ESPN Madison and ESPN Milwaukee. Many of Connaughton's temmates joined him on air, including Khris Middleton and Antetokounmpo. He was also joined on air by Brewers Manager Craig Counsel, and Yelich. Even Matt LaFleur and Aaron Rodgers hopped on air for a while.

If you missed the radiothon on Thursday, do not panic. It will be rebroadcast over the weekend on 94.5 ESPN Milwaukee, 100.5 ESPN Madison, and online at Wisconsin on Demand.

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