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Telethon News

Annual telethon nearing for Comox Valley Child Development Centre

Courtenay - The 2014 Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon will happen Nov. 4 in Courtenay, B.C., Canada. Organizers hope to raise even more than the $77,000 from the 2013 telethon. The CVCDA assists more than 800 children and their families each year.

YouTube, Twitter join with Virgin Mobile to help homeless youth

An online telethon benefiting a youth charity will be carried live on YouTube on December 13, 2012 beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

At least $58 million raised by 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon

The "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, shown Friday on 25 different networks around the world, had by Saturday raised $58 million, with organizers saying that donations continue to be received.

'Hope for Haiti Now' aired in Haiti on local radio

Friday night Haitians were able to hear that the world is behind them as the global telethon 'Hope for Haiti Now' aired on a nationwide radio station based out of the destroyed capital, Port-au-Prince.

11 networks will show telethon to aid Haitians

A global telethon to assist the aide efforts in Haiti will air, simultaneously, on Jan. 22, on 11 television and cable networks.

Jerry Lewis's MDA Telethon Coming on Labour Day Special

When many think of Labour Day they also think of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. New this year will be the use of the social media networks Twitter and Facebook helping to raise awareness and money in the fight against muscular dystrophy.

Jerry Lewis' telethon hits new record

Jerry Lewis sets a goal for his annual Labor Day Telethon that benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association of $1 more than the previous year. He met that mark, plus almost $3 million this time.

Op-Ed: It's Time For Jerry's Kids

It's Labour Day Weekend. You know what that means. Last days at the cottage, quick school shopping and Jerry Lewis live on TV. The Jerry Lewis Telethon has been going for 41 years.
 

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Hosts Kenny Shaw and Sue Finneron keep things moving at the 2013 Comox Valley Child Development Cent...
Hosts Kenny Shaw and Sue Finneron keep things moving at the 2013 Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon in Courtenay, B.C.
Experienced sound technician Mike Sutcliffe mans the soundboard at the 2013 Comox Valley Child Devel...
Experienced sound technician Mike Sutcliffe mans the soundboard at the 2013 Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon.
Lorraine Aitken  executive director of the Comox Valley Child Development Centre  explains that mone...
Lorraine Aitken, executive director of the Comox Valley Child Development Centre, explains that money raised from the CVCDC's 2013 telethon will help to create a special room to aid children with sensory issues.
Renowned local musician Doug Cox and daughter Caileigh perform during the 2013 Comox Valley Child De...
Renowned local musician Doug Cox and daughter Caileigh perform during the 2013 Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon at the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay, B.C., Canada.
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Volunteers wait for telephones to ring during the Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon so ...
Volunteers wait for telephones to ring during the Comox Valley Child Development Centre Telethon so they can record pledges of donations to help the group assist challenged children and their families throughout the year.