ATLANTA (July 18, 2018) – The 18th annual WSB Care-a-Thon will return on July 26 at 5 a.m. and run until July 27 at 6 p.m. on News 95.5 and AM750 WSB. The 37-hour radio event, which helps fund family support services, research and the fellowship program at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will feature stories of hope and inspiration from Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center patients, families and staff from Georgia. Listeners will have the opportunity to make donations and purchase one-of-a-kind experiences throughout the two-day event.
Radio personalities, including Scott Slade, Clark Howard, Eric Von Haessler, Mark Arum, Neal Boortz, Erick Erickson and Herman Cain, will host the WSB Care-a-Thon, which has raised more than $21 million to date for the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Special guests will include Dan and Kathelen Amos (from Aflac Inc. and The Aflac Foundation) and notable Atlanta-based athletes.
The WSB Care-a-Thon will feature patient and families from across Georgia, including Atlanta, Bremen, Carrollton, Cedartown, Clermont, Decatur, Eatonton, Gainesville, Jasper, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Locust Grove, Marietta, Martinez, Newnan and Tallapoosa.
Listeners can tune into the WSB Care-a-Thon on News 95.5 and AM750 WSB or online at wsbradio.com, or visit choa.org/careathon to donate. Follow along at facebook.com/AflacCancerCenter for updates, information and donation opportunities.
Big donation sale items include:
- Dinner for Two With No. 2–An invitation for two to have dinner with Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Matt Ryan and his special guests at Maggiano’s in Buckhead on Sept. 25. This experience includes an autographed football and photo with Matt.
- John Smoltz Hall of Fame Package–An invitation for two to the John Smoltz Celebrity-Am draw party on Aug. 19 at the City Club of Buckhead, including an Atlanta Braves jersey and baseball autographed by John and retired Braves Third Baseman Chipper Jones.
- Freddie and Friends Luncheon–An invitation for two to have lunch with one of Atlanta’s favorites, Braves First Baseman Freddie Freeman and a special guest. This experience includes baseball autographed by Freddie, and the opportunity to have your photo taken with Freddie and his guest. Date to be announced.
- Meet-and-Greets–Individual opportunities to have meet and greets, and photos with popular on-air WSB radio personalities.