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95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon Celebrates its 21st Annual Event on July 29 & 30


Radiothon benefits the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

The 21st annual WSB Care-a-Thon returns on July 29 at 5 a.m. and ends July 30 at 6 p.m. on Cox Media Group’s 95.5 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 throughout Georgia. Listeners will have the opportunity to make donations and purchase one-of-a-kind experiences throughout the two-day event.

Hosted by Scott Slade, Clark Howard, Erick Erickson, Eric Von Haessler, Mark Arum and Brian Kilmeade, the WSB Care-a-Thon has raised more than $26 million to date for the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

The WSB Care-a-Thon will feature patients and families from areas across Georgia, including Athens, Atlanta, Dahlonega, Flowery Branch, Jackson, Lithonia, Marietta, Smyrna, Suwanee and Woodstock.

Listeners can donate to the WSB Care-a-Thon by listening to 95.5 FM or AM 750, by phone at 888-750-2772 or online at www.wsbradio.com/careathon/ or www.choa.org/careathon. Follow along at www.facebook.com/AflacCancerCenter for updates, information and additional donation opportunities.

Major donation opportunities include:

  • John Smoltz Hall of Fame Package, including a signed 1992 World Series Sports Illustrated cover, signed baseball and invitation for two to attend the Smoltz Auction Party on Aug. 8
  • Freddie & Friends Lunch at the Chop House at Truist Park on Sept. 9
  • Clark Howard’s Braves tickets for games on Sept. 8 and Oct. 2
  • Clark Howard’s Falcon’s tickets for games on Nov. 18 and Dec. 5
  • Signed Matt Ryan jersey
  • Round of golf for four at Reynolds Lake Oconee

For more information:

Amelia Hess

Associate Public Relations Coordinator

404-785-7614

Amelia.Hess@choa.org

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. Ranked number one in the country for COG therapeutic clinical trial enrollment, our program offers patients access to more than 450 clinical trials, including 14 innovative Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center investigator-initiated trials. Visit choa.org/cancer for more information.

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