More than $2.3 million was raised Saturday during the annual Easter Seals Telethon. The telethon, held at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria and broadcast on WMBD Channel 31, resulted in $2,382,143 in donations. The organization’s goal was to top last year’s telethon total of $2.272 million. “We did great,” said Steve Thompson, President/CEO of Central Illinois Easter Seals. “We were really excited about our results.” Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy to people living with autism and other disabilities. Congratulations to all of the VIP’s for all of there hard work, energy and compassion for the kids.
A few of my favorite snaps from the Easter Seals Telethon held Saturday night at the Par-A-Dice Hotel and broadcast live on WMBD Channel 31. More than $2.2 million was raised to help the kids of Central Illinois. Hope you enjoy the show and your comments are always welcome.