Bob Rivers: Helping children around the world

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 4 at 12:57 PM

Popular Seattle radio host Bob Rivers has a soft spot for children around the world. For the past several years, he's teamed up with World Vision to spotlight different countries for an annual radiothon aimed at connecting listeners with children they would like to sponsor.

This year, Bob Rivers Show co-host Jodi Brothers and Executive Director Arik Korman took two listeners with them on a trip to India to see the work World Vision volunteers are doing, and to meet some of the children and families who would benefit from sponsorships. The listeners, first grade teachers Laura Weber and Melissa McLean from Cascade View Elementary, submitted a video for consideration along with many other listeners.

Bob, Jodi and Arik joined Margaret to talk about the mission, the India visit and the show's partnership with World Vision. They also promoted the sponsorship radiothon, which will take place Thursday morning on the Bob Rivers Show.

For more information about the show, please visit their website by clicking here.

To read Arik's blog from the trip, please click here.

To learn more about the work being done around the world by Federal Way-based World Vision, including how to take part in Bob's sponsorship radiothon, please click here.

Find the Bob Rivers Show on Facebook.   Follow the show on Twitter:  @BobRiversShow

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