|30th Annual ACH Telethon Raises $4,154,917 for Kids' Care|
30th ANNUAL ALL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL TELETHON RAISES $4,154,917 FOR KIDS’ CARE
(June 2, 2013) St. Petersburg, FL – The 2013 All Children's Hospital Telethon today recorded another resounding success, raising a grand total of $4,154,917 for the region's referral center for specialized pediatric care.
This year's Telethon theme, "Thirty Years of Miracles," celebrated a 30-year tradition of raising funds and friends for All Children's Hospital. Since its first annual broadcast in 1984, more than $84-million has been raised through the Telethon, with every dollar staying right here to support All Children's programs and facilities for youngsters.
The 11 ½ hour broadcast on WFLA-TV News Channel 8 focused on the amazingly strong children and their families who count on All Children's expertise. Stories of youngsters from throughout west central Florida who have benefited from All Children's care were the highlight of the 30th annual fundraiser.
All funds raised through Telethon events go directly to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. The All Children's Hospital Telethon is part of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, an alliance of premier hospitals for children. CMNH is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids by raising funds for 170 children's hospitals across North America through partnerships with their local TV stations.