The first Charity telethon ever


WORLD'S FIRST
CHARITY TELETHON

THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST

When was the world's first Charity telethon?

From April 09 to April 10 1949 Milton Berle hosted the world's first telethon raising $100,000.00 for charity.

Milton Berle broadcast for 16 hours straight to benefit the New York’s Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer Fund.

The telethon came complete with phone operators, which were models and show girls. The regular looking phone volunteers were sat backstage.


The first Charity telethon ever

The first Charity telethon ever

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