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A look at the set of the 2011 MDA Labor Day Telethon. (credit: MDA)

MDA Telethon Is Ending

MDA says “the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving” make it the right time to end the annual event.

05/01/2015

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“Stand Up To Cancer” Raises $109 Million

The star-studded “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada on Friday night raised $109 million.

09/08/2014

After CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998, she became a vocal advocate in the battle against the deadly disease. She is a co-founder for the public awareness initiative Stand Up To Cancer. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stars Join “Stand Up To Cancer” Telethon

Jennifer Aniston and Halle Berry are among the stars slated to appear on “Stand Up to Cancer,” the telethon set to air September 5 on 31 broadcast and cable networks.

08/20/2014

MDA Summer Camp 2011.  (Photo credit Stuart Boslow, CBS 11 News)

MDA Holding Online Auction To Defeat Muscle Disease

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is holding an online auction in conjunction with its Labor Day Telethon. But you won’t have to wait until the holiday to start bidding.

08/23/2011

Firefighter boots are seen on the ground. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Southlake Firefighters Kick Off “Fill the Boot” Campaign

Southlake firefighters spent Tuesday morning battling something other than flames. A group of rescuers kicked off their ‘Fill the Boot’ muscular dystrophy money collection campaign at the intersection of Southlake Boulevard and Kimball Avenue.

06/21/2011

Stars To Shine In 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' Telethon

George Clooney, [lastfm]Will Smith[/lastfm] and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon airing on CBS, Showtime and other broadcast and cable networks. Other celebrities […]

09/09/2010

Stars To Shine In 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' Telethon

George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon airing on CBS, Showtime and other broadcast and cable networks.

09/09/2010