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Stand Up to Cancer: The Movement

Michelle Blair Wilker | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Michelle Blair Wilker

What would you do with a stage three-cancer diagnosis? Mope? Grieve? Surrender? It's devastating and paralyzing. It quickly snuffs out hope and threatens your joy. It murders you figuratively and sometimes takes you literally.

The Bleachers Telethon Is REALLY Weird And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment

Bleachers' most excellent debut "Strange Desire" dropped on Tuesday, and as if that wasn't enough, Jack Antonoff and friends have supplied us with a h...

Tough Guys Help Children With Disabilities

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.03.2014 | Education
Robert David Jaffee

Anne Schneider Costigan, deputy executive director of the Foundation of the Center for Disability Services in Albany, N.Y., has worked with children, teens and adults with disabilities for nearly thirty years.

Cinefamily's Star-Studded Online Kickstarter Telethon

Turnstyle | Posted 02.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson Recently Turnstyle looked at the Kickstarter campaign of a Los Angeles cinematheque known as The Cinefamily are running to upgrade...

'Restore The Shore': Snooki Surveys The Damage From Sandy

Posted 11.16.2012 | TV

The Jersey Shore became more than a place on the East Coast when MTV turned it into a television show about a bunch of meatballs getting drunk and act...

Annual MDA Telethon Goes A New Way

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas. An annual Muscular Dystrophy Association television fundraiser goes a new way S...

What Will They Tell Jerry's Kids?

Jim Moret | Posted 10.08.2011 | Impact
Jim Moret

Jerry Lewis' departure was so blatantly disrespectful to his near half-century of commitment to MDA. He was denied the opportunity to say goodbye to the two generations of viewers who had grown up watching the funnyman.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you haven't heard, a California preacher says the world will end at 6 pm Saturday. Since post time for the Preakness is around 6:15 pm, betting on the race would be a waste of time and money.

Beware of PVS! It's Spreading!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jack Hidary

A new condition is spreading across the country -- PVS -- Phantom Vibration Syndrome. Millions of people are reporting symptoms of feeling a buzz in their pockets, purses and jackets where no such vibration occurred.

CNN Gulf Telethon Raises Over $1.3 Million

CNN | Alan Duke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Large and small donations flowed in Monday evening as dozens of celebrities answered phones for Larry King's telethon to help the people of the U.S. G...

Larry King Hosting Telethon For Gulf Coast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Larry King will host a two-hour telethon Monday to benefit victims of the Gulf Coast oil spill, CNN said in an announcement. The telethon is called ...

CNN To Air Telethon To Aid Gulf Oil Spill Victims

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK — CNN and Larry King are presenting a telethon Monday to benefit victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Celebrities on the special t...

Hope For Haiti: Hollywood Unites For Haiti Earthquake Telethon

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Click here to watch the Hope For Haiti Telethon. Visit Hopeforhaiti.org to donate. NEW YORK — Though the all-star telethon was titled "Hope for...

Leo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million Towards Haiti Earthquake Relief

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Leonardo DiCaprio announced that he was donating $1 million Thursday to the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund, the relief effort led by former Presidents Bill C...

Media Outlets Rally To Raise Money For Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Media outlets in Chicago were quick to cover the devastating Haiti earthquake, and now they are teaming up with the American Red Cross to help raise m...

Portland Bloggers To Livestream 30 Hours Nonstop For Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a modern update of the telethon fundraiser so often seen on TV stations like PBS, two Portland technology bloggers will be livestreaming for 30 hou...