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TeletonUSA did it: Raised more than 6 million in 17 hours full of stars and solidarity

TeletonUSA he did it… It raised more than 6 million dollars, in the titanic 17 hours that it lasted, full of stars and the solidarity of the public. What was the goal? exceed 6,323,161 plus 1 dollar, and they achieved 6,379,218 dollars.

Karla Martínez, Raúl González, Jessica Rodríguez, Borja Voces, Carolina Sarassa, Migbelis Castellanos, Chef Yisus Díaz, among others, from the CRIT (Teleton Children’s Rehabilitation Center) of San Antonio, Texas; Y El Dasa and Rafael Araneda, with guests, from the Univision studios in Miamireceived singers, actors, colleagues during these 17 hours that this annual effort lasted, to continue giving treatments to the 1,742 patients they currently have, and to be able to add to the more than 1,600 who are on the waiting list. Without counting on the dream that Galilea Montijo anticipated, she began to build a second headquarters in the country.

Among the stars that said present there was Francisca from ‘Despierta América’, who played in the funny singing war. there the we interviewed, and she explained how this year, of the 6 she has been participating, is more than special because it is the first in which she is the mother of her Gennaro a little over a year.

Karina Banda and Carlos Ponce, the winners of this contest, also told us how special it is to be part of TeletonUSA every year. In fact, Ponce, with emotion, recalled that he was in the first and now to celebrate these 10 years. Y Karina explained to us the importance of being a sponsor of TeletonUSA.

One of the public’s favorites, especially when making donations by phone, has always been Jomari Goyso, and although on this occasion he did not have this task, he did say present, sang, led, and encouraged. And in the middle of all his homework, he gave us an interview where explained when he felt that his mission at TeletonUSA was to be a union bridge.

As we told you a few weeks ago, in this particular TeletonUSA there was a greater commitment from the network, where the Univision Foundationinvited employees to donate, to join and, from that donation, TelevisaUnivision would double.

Ignacio Meyer, president of US-based TelevisaUnivision, presenting the Fundación Univision check. Photo: TelevisaUnivision

However, they went even further and instead of duplicating it, They tripled it! That is why to those 6,323,161, an additional 45,000 dollars was added from what those who work in the chain donated and what the bosses tripled. This was confirmed to us, and incidentally he told us what each year means to him, of the 10 in which he actively participates, Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Meyer, president of US Networks at TelevisaUnivision.

From 10 in the morning on Saturday until 3 in the morning on Sunday, there were many celebrities who said they were presentsome in San Antonio, others in Miami and some who were recording their messages, who?

Banda El Recodo, Banda Los Recoditos, Banda MS, Chiquis, El Dasa, Gente de Zona, Joss Favela, Los Ángeles Azules, Luis Coronel, Maria Becerra, Mau y Ricky, Natalia Jiménez, Pablo Montero, Paulina Rubio and Raymix. Ana Bárbara, Becky G, Camilo, Cindy Lauper, Danna Paola, Gloria Estefan, J Balvin, Leslie Grace, Luis Fonsi, Maluma and Sebastián Yatra.

Leslie Grace received a surprise visit from her sister, who has a disability. Photo: TelevisaUnivision

Although like all TeletonUSA, There were moments of great joy, others of tears, all of emotions, especially with the stories of the children and their families, those of success and those of great need.there was also hours of worry and uncertainty about whether they could make it.

who never doubted itwho appreciated the opportunity and the growth within his participation year after year, was El Dasa, who, as we told you, debuted as a presenter this year, where he gave his all during the 5:00 p.m..

And not only that, but He started from San Antonio, where he introduced us to his eldest daughter, Daryana Marie, and took a plane to continue from Miami. Over there We spoke with him, who told us what this cause means, what this new opportunity is, and he even revealed that he dreams of a CRIT in Las Vegaswhere he lives and he even has the logistics and the place in mind!

With just a few minutes to go before 3 in the morning on Sunday, the moment of truth arrived.: to know if they had reached the goal, from the voice of Rafa Araneda, the happy news was given, they had not only reached, but had even exceeded it.

This ’10 Years All Together’ closed with $6,379,218 from donations from the public, advertisers and companies, $45,000 from employees and the Univision Foundation, and 1,123 new sponsors TeletonUSA. And most importantly, the satisfaction of another year with the task accomplished, and the commitment that more and more children will be able to continue having their treatments absolutely free.


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