95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon Celebrates Its 20th Annual Event on July 30 and July 31

ATLANTA (July 23, 2020) – The 20th annual WSB Care-a-Thon returns on July 30 at 5 a.m. and ends July 31 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 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 $24 million to date for the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Special guests include Dan Amos (Aflac Inc. CEO), John Smoltz (Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer) and other notable Atlanta-based personalities.

The WSB Care-a-Thon will feature patients and families from areas across Georgia, including Acworth, Atlanta, Cataula, Cumming, Dahlonega, Duluth, Fitzgerald, Marietta, Norcross, Smyrna and Watkinsville.

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 or Follow along on at Facebook at for updates, information and additional donation opportunities.

Major donation opportunities include:

  • Virtual cooking class with Chef Joey Ward–Enjoy a private virtual cooking class with celebrated Atlanta Chef Joey Ward of Southern Belle. Ward will show you how to create a magnificent three-course dinner in the comfort of your own home. Recipes and ingredients will be provided.
  • Baseballs and special edition bats signed by John Smoltz–This year marks not only the 25th anniversary of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center opening its doors, but also the 25th anniversary of the Braves winning the World Series. Smoltz is offering a special package that includes a commemorative bat to honor the 1995 World Series championship and an autographed baseball.
  • Jerseys signed by Freddie Freeman–Braves all-star first baseman Freddie Freeman has signed 50 of his Braves home white No. 5 jerseys. Don’t miss this chance to own one of these jerseys or donate a jersey to a patient at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
  • Virtual dinner party–Enjoy a gourmet three-course meal prepared by Affairs to Remember Executive Chef Ahmad Nourzad and delivered right to your home. The seasonal, ready-to-serve dinner serves up to 10 guests in up to five households in the Metro Atlanta area. Enjoy with friends or family virtually through Zoom, where Chef Nourzad will be in attendance to share culinary details of the dinner.

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 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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