Comic legend and MDA National Chairman Jerry Lewis once again led the MDA Labor Day Telethon to a new record, raising $65,031,393 to beat last year’s total by $1.2 million. The Telethon star expressed humility and gratitude — but not surprise — at the American public’s generosity, especially in the face of economic uncertainty and the threat of Hurricane Gustav on the Gulf...
At MDA we often say that when one Labor Day Telethon is over, it’s time to begin preparations for the next one. That’s certainly been the case for our 43rd Telethon, now only a few short days away.
The Telethon is an American tradition — an unbeatable combination of entertainment, information about research and first-person accounts by individuals and families sharing what it’s like to live with...
Breaking records, saving lives
IAFF President Harold Schaitberger
Telethon 2007 promises a spectacular show
"Back in Vegas!" was MDA National Chairman Jerry Lewis' elated cry last year when the MDA Labor Day Telethon returned to its earlier broadcast site in the "Entertainment Capital of the World."
Now, once again, the legendary show will reach out to millions of viewers around the world from the ballroom of the dazzling South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa.