Year 1 TCS student involved in the advertising campagin

Alexander a Year 1 student at TCS has been participating in some promotional media in the lead up to the “Give Me 5 For Kids” fundraiser telethon.

The fundraiser is taking place on Wednesday 19 June to raise money for the Paediatric department at the Canberra Hospital.

Alexander has been an outpatient of the Canberra Hospital for 4 ½ years as he is being treated for Kidney Disease. Alexander's family were asked by his specialist if they would be willing to participate in some interviews. Alexander and his mum were interviewed by Southern Cross 10 – the footage was used for a 30 sec TV commercial. The commercials starting airing last Tuesday 21 May 2013 on channel 10, along with many others, featuring patients and staff of the Canberra hospital. They were also interviewed by MIX 106.9FM - an edited version of this interview will be aired in the lead up to telethon. Keep a look out for the commercials they will be aired TV and Radio. MIX106 also expressed interest in having Alexander read the weather report one morning in the week of telethon

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