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Cox Atlanta Raises $1.5 Million for Children’s Hospital

Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 8/1/2020

Cox Media Group’s WSB-AM/WSBB-FM hosted a two day radio event in late July to raise money for the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The 20th annual event raised more than $1.5 million. In 20 years, the 95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon has raised more than $26 million to benefit research and family support services at the Aflac Cancer Center.

“This year’s fundraiser is one we’ll never forget because of the incredible financial strain coronavirus presented to our community of donors. I’m tremendously proud of the teams at 95.5 WSB and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for their work adapting this year’s effort to become ‘virtual’ as a result of the pandemic,” said Drew Anderssen, Director of Branding and Programming, Cox Media Group.

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