The Motion Picture and Television Fund’s star-packed telethon Lights, Camera, Take Action! broadcast live on saturday ktla Starting at 7 p.m. it hopes to raise at least $750,000 to pay for some $9 million in direct Covid costs over the past three years – and help save the retirement village’s more than 250 residents from being forced out Can get help
If you can’t watch it on KTLA, you can watch the livestream above.
101 year old charitable organization said in October that it was facing its “imminent demise” Unless it raises $10 million-$12 million in cash donations by the end of the year to meet its bank line compliance and continue ongoing operations.
mptf President and CEO bob beecher Said a week ago that the current fundraising campaign has raised only about half of what is needed. MPTF officials hope tonight’s two-hour telethon will bring them a little closer.
Hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron, the show featured special appearances by Jodie Foster, Hugh Jackman, Kate Hudson, Jeff Bridges, Bryan Cranston, Parker Posey, Edward Norton, Elle and Keegan-Michael Key, Billy Porter, Tim Matheson, Will be Marlee Matlin, Richard Roundtree., Julia Butters, Kevin Feige, Harry Northup, Tony Goldwyn, Anna Muskie-Goldwyn, Clark Gregg, Kathryn Hahn, Rian Johnson, Tony Ludwig, Ben Mankiewicz, Janelle Monáe, Billy Ray and June Squibb.
There will also be musical performances by Johnny Mathis, Brad Paisley, Susanna Hoffs, David Foster and Kathryn McPhee, Annette O’Toole and Michael McKean, and Jonas Myrin.
The show is produced by Phil Rosenthal and David Wild and presented by sponsors City National Bank and UCLA Health.
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