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2013 WSB Care-a-thon




Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Friday, July 26, 2013 wsb careathon logo
To Donate:

Your support moves us closer to a future free of childhood cancers and blood disorders.

Make your donation online now or mail your donation (checks payable to Aflac Cancer Center) to:

95.5 FM & AM750 News/Talk WSB
1577 Northeast Expressway | Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30329

About this Atlanta Charity Event

The 13th annual 95.5 FM & AM750 News/Talk WSB Care-a-Thon benefiting the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta features stories of hope and inspiration from Aflac Cancer Center patients, families and staff. With the help of News/Talk WSB hosts Scott Slade, Neal Boortz and Clark Howard, the annual Care-a-Thon has raised over $12.5 million for the Aflac Cancer Center.

The Care-a-Thon will air continuously from from 5 a.m., Thursday, July 25, through Friday, July 26 at 6:00pm. You can also listen to the broadcast online using WSB's streaming radio.

Meet the kids!

Khloey A. Adrienne O.    
Delan B.      
Lake B.      
Collier C.      


As part of this year’s Care-a-Thon, you have the opportunity to attend lunch with Atlanta Braves Pitcher, Tim Hudson, dinner with Atlanta Falcons Quarterback, Matt Ryan and tight end, Tony Gonzalez or lunch with WSB Political Correspondent, Jamie Dupree. Find out how you can get involved


Matching Hour Sponsors

The Aflac Cancer Center and 95.5 FM & AM750 News/Talk WSB are grateful to the following matching hour sponsors: Aflac and Do My Own Pest Control


Call Center Sponsor

Ackerman Security Systems

ackerman security

Also, thank you to the following organizations:

Chick-fil-A, Loving Spoonfuls Catering, McDonald's, Slopes BBQ

chick-fil-a loving spoonfulshttp://www.lovingspoonfulls.com/
mcdonalds slopes bbq


Video: 2012 WSB Care-A-Thon | Gallery: Care-A-Thon 2012

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