Rush Limbaugh’s 25th Annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Cure-A-Thon Raises $3.3 Million Dollars
LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2015 – On Friday, April 10, The Rush Limbaugh Show held its 25th annual on-air Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Cure-A-Thon. Mr. Limbaugh dedicated three hours of his nationally syndicated radio program to encourage listeners to join the effort to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
As of today, on-air and online donations for the 2015 Cure-A-Thon totaled $3.3 million dollars. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Limbaugh and his audience have collectively raised nearly $44 million dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, helping provide much-needed research and support for individuals and families affected by blood cancer diseases.
"I want to thank everyone once again who donated, contributed to our 25th annual Cure-A-Thon last Friday for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society," Limbaugh told his audience on-air. "Every year, the people in this audience, you, just continue to come through."
Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, The Rush Limbaugh Show is heard on nearly 600 stations by up to 20 million people each week. It's the highest rated national radio talk show in America. Please visit www.RushLimbaugh.com for more information.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyÂ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services for patients and their loved ones. Major LLS fundraising campaigns include Team In Training, Light The Night Walk, School & Youth, Man & Woman of the Year and Leukemia Cup Regatta. To reach the widest possible audience, LLS partners with national and regional level companies and brands, including Nike, Disney, Burlington and others. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org. Patients and caregivers should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,500 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Dan Patrick, Nikki Sixx, Kane, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Johnjay and Rich, Jay Mohr, Rich Eisen and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.