MDA Telethon Donations Up

1 decade 3 weeks 5 days ago September 04, 2006 Sep 4, 2006 Monday, September 04 2006 Monday, September 04, 2006 10:05:35 PM CDT in News
Today was a chance for people to relax, vacation, and enjoy the day off. But for some dedicated volunteers, labor day was a labor of love. K-o-m-u has been helping with the muscular dystrophy association telethon all day today. Volunteers spent hours on the phone taking donations to help fight the disease.The m-d-a telethon raised 61 million dollars nationally Locally, the telethon raised four hundred, seventy-three thousand, four hundred sixteen dollars. The local campaign raised $15,000 more than it did last year. Last year set a national record with 54.9 million dollars raised.

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