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Donate Blood, Get A Sweet Treat
There is a dire need for blood donations in the Capital Region. The American Red Cross has teamed once again to offer their "A Pint for A Pint" promotion. When you give blood, you get a sweet treat.
Free Ice Cream Cone On March 20th
Just in time for spring, this major ice cream chain is offering free cones. Plus the money raised in donations that day is going to a charity that helps children.
Luke Combs Does Double Take As He Meets His Local Doppelganger (VIDEO)
What a night at Upstate Concert Hall last night!  Luke Combs played our Heartstrings For Hope concert to benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the connection he made with fans during his acoustic set was one that they will never forget.  But before Combs even took to the stage, a rem…
She’s One Smart Cookie
Most Girl Scouts bring their cookie order sheets to mom or dad's work, this Girl Scout in California decided to capitalize on the folks that would want a quick snack.
The ABCs Of Cancer – A Child’s Perspective [PHOTOS]
While visiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, it was eye-opening how they understand the needs of the patients and their families. There is a wall inside the hospital that deals with the ABCs of Cancer. It is a powerful and moving display from the children's perspect…
Teen Patient Art Gallery Showcases Hope [PHOTO]
When we visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis earlier this month, the first thing I noticed was the overwhelming feeling of hope and love inside the walls. They are focused on the needs of each and every child and offer so many programs to help them through their journey. I w…
I Honestly Thought I Was Ready For Yesterday’s Radiothon
I cried a lot yesterday morning on the show, on and off the air; before, during and long after the mics were shut off. I was exhausted and it was only hour number two. Our friends at St. Jude tried to warn me. They said I should pace myself; that doing upwards of 13 hours on the air during the WGNA …
Cancer Child’s Picture; A Yucky Image I’ll Never Forget
How many of you post artwork from your children on your desk at work or on the refrigerator at home? I know I do. The artwork usually represents happy times; the sun in shining, a dog is playing, the birds are chirping and children are playing.  Imagine for a second that your child wasn't drawing ha…
Therapy Dogs Help Kids At St. Jude [PHOTO]
When visiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee a couple of weeks ago, there were so many amazing programs that bring smiles to the children's faces. One that stood out to me was Doggy Daze.
This Shirt Saves Lives [VIDEO]
It's WGNA's 13th Annual St. Jude Country Cares For Kids Radiothon. This year when you become a Partner In Hope, you will not only help save lives, you will also get this awesome t-shirt.

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