18th Annual 95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon Brings Hope to Children on July 26 and July 27

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, or visit to donate. Follow along at 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.

For more information:

Allyson Wright

Public Relations, Manager


About The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s

The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a national leader among childhood cancer, hematology, and blood and marrow transplant programs, serving children and young adults. Recognized as one of the top childhood cancer centers in the country by U.S. News & World Report, the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center cares for more than 500 newly diagnosed cancer patients and treats nearly 2,000 unique sickle cell disease patients each year. Our program offers patients access to more than 380 clinical trials, including 28 innovative Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center investigator-initiated trials. Visit for more information.

About News 95.5 and AM750 WSB

News 95.5 and AM750 WSB is Atlanta’s trusted source for news, weather, traffic, and entertaining and informative talk. WSB is also the home to consumer watchdog Clark Howard, two-time Marconi award winner Scott Slade and Sean Hannity and, with, is Atlanta's most dominant and influential radio brand reaching more than 1,000,000 listeners every week. The station is owned and operated by Cox Media Group (CMG), an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company.

About Cox Media Group

CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company’s operations primarily include 53 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets, 31 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut. For more information about CMG, visit

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