2021 Careathon to benefit pediatric cancer patients is underway!

Call 855-636-6877 during the 13-hour broadcast will be live at Nemours Children’s Health

Jacksonville, Fl — The 2021 Careathon to benefit pediatric cancer patients and their families has arrived! A team of Cox Media Group hosts will be live at Nemours Children’s Health in Jacksonville for a 13-hour broadcast dedicated to raising money for the Child Cancer Fund.

Now in its 7th year, Careathon has raised more than $1.2 million dollars. Donations have gone to a restricted fund that will forever fund the Child Life Specialist at Nemours, bill payment assistance, tutoring, food vouchers, gas cards and more.

Every dollar raised through Careathon directly benefits the families of pediatric cancer patients, who face monumental costs during the months and years of treatment.

Child Cancer Fund is a partner to families of pediatric cancer patients and provides programs and services to 300 families annually. This grassroots charity is small but mighty, with one full-time employee who was in the cancer fight with her young son years ago. Carla Montgomery understands the challenge and horrors of pediatric cancer.

HOW TO DONATE: There are multiple ways to donate to the Child Cancer Fund.

Call 855-636-6877. Volunteers will take calls and donations from 5 am – 6 pm on Friday, August 20th.

A one-time or recurring monthly donation at childcancerfund.org.

Text-to-donate. Text PARTNER to 707070.

Browse and bid in the Careathon auction sponsored by Paul Davis Restoration, with items and one-of-a-kind experiences (Starting August 16 – August 20). Every winning bid is a donation to the Child Cancer Fund. The auction link is Careathon21.givesmart.com.

Rich Jones

Rich Jones, News 104.5 WOKV

Rich Jones is the Host of Jacksonville’s Morning News. Rich joined WOKV in October 2006. Rich is involved in many community organizations and causes. Rich and his wife, Noelle, have three children: Avery, Harper and Austen.

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