Monday, April 30th 2012
Rush Limbaugh's Annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Cure-A-Thon Raises More Than Three Million Dollars
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2012 -- On Friday, April 13, Rush Limbaugh held his 22nd 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.
Mr. Limbaugh made a personal donation of $400,000 during the broadcast, and as of April 20, on-air and online donations totaled nearly 3.3 million dollars. Mr. Limbaugh has supported The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for 22 years, and has helped raise more than 34 million dollars for the organization.
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 (R) (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.
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 or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.