CBS 3/CW PHILLY Host Ronald McDonald House Charities® Telethon
CBS 3 and The CW Philly will present the eighth annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Telethon, a 14-hour on-air fundraiser live across both television stations Tuesday, March 28, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event has raised more than $6.2 million for the charity since the first telethon in 2010.
CBS 3’s Ukee Washington, Jessica Dean, Kate Bilo, Don Bell, Stephanie Stahl, Jim Donovan, Rahel Solomon, Meisha Johnson, and Katie Fehlinger will host the event. Fundraising segments will air throughout the day, most notably during newscasts and one-hour specials on CBS 3 at 9 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Special segments will also air on The CW Philly throughout the day. Pledges can be made by credit card or check by calling the telethon at 1-844 -977-CBS3 (1-844-977-2273) from 6 am – 8 pm on March 28 to donate.
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To kick off the fundraising efforts, Ronald McDonald House Charities will launch an online auction site which will run through the telethon on March 28th. Auction items range. Additional items will be posted to the site throughout the month, so check back often. Feel free to share this link with your family, friends and community, and let the bidding begin! Visit BiddingForGood.com.
Winners of the on-line auction items will be notified. All proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region, a non-profit organization that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children in our community. Your contributions will help “Change the Luck of a Child”. If you would like to make a direct donation, you can do so by visiting www.rmhcphilly.org.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region, Inc., is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. In the Philadelphia Region, RMHC supports four Ronald McDonald Houses; 16 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms; RMHC Scholarships for high school seniors; the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile operated by St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children, and non-profit organizations benefiting children through grants.