Rush Limbaugh's 26th Annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Cure-A-Thon Raises More Than $3.3 Million Dollars
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2016 – On Friday, April 8, The Rush Limbaugh Show held its 26th annual on-air Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Cure-A-Thon. Mr. Limbaugh dedicated portions of his three-hour 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.
On-air and online donations increased 15% over last year with the 2016 Cure-A-Thon raising more than $3.3 million dollars. Over the past 26 years, Mr. Limbaugh and his audience have collectively raised more than $47 million dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, helping provide much-needed research and support for individuals and families affected by blood cancer diseases.
“Every year I think it's going to be the year that we finally have topped out and we're not going to be able to beat the previous year. And I've never been right,” shared Limbaugh. “I and everybody at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America thank you from the bottom of our sizable beating hearts.”
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 Society ® (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, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org. Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 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, Meghan McCain, Colin Cowherd, Brooke & Jubal, Big Boy and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.