Sunrise Radio announces first 24-hour takeover

Lakh Baddhan

Senior Editor


Sunrise Radio’s Anushka Arora will be undertaking the mammoth task of hosting a 24-hour takeover marathon broadcast, starting at 22:00 on Saturday 22nd April. The 24 hour takeover is in support of Childreach International and Vishal Patel from Travel Pack who will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April to raise money for the charity.
Tony Lit, Sunrise Radio MD said, “We’re happy to team up with Vishal in his efforts to raise money for Childreach International a very worthy charity with ideals which are very close to my own.  Childreach International works hard to protect child rights – every child has the right to live, learn, play, be happy and safe, things our children take for granted.  So please tune in and give generously, every penny counts.”
Arora promises 24 hours of great music, more Bollywood, the best guests including H Dhami, Rishi Rich, Jaz Dhami, Disha Parmar, Pallavi Shradha and others.  She’ll be joining Patel live on-air as he calls in throughout his attempt at running the London Marathon and will be reporting  regular updates on how high the fundraising total grows.
Firoz Patel, CEO at Childreach International comments, “We are delighted to have the support of Sunrise Radio as Vishal runs the London Marathon to raise money for Childreach.  We couldn’t ask for a better partner!  At Childreach International we all work tirelessly to ensure that children around the world understand their rights and have voice to shout for them. Around the UK we have just finished a campaign raises an awareness of child trafficking. It’s great to have help from those who share our passion.”

Sunrise Radio’s Big 24-hour takeover starts at 22:00 on Saturday 22nd April helping raise money for Childreach International. The station will be using the hashtag: #SunriseMarathon.