Jerry Lewis Telethon 2010 MDA: David Archuleta & Enrique Iglesias – The 2010 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon is just a few short hours away from starting. The event is held once a year by comedian Jerry Lewis. This year, celebrities will be gathering in Las Vegas and will be hoping to raise millions of dollars for the terrible disease. You can help by donating or watching the event.The telethon is sprinkled with dozens of commercials, and those advertising dollars will also be going to help find a cure for the disease.
The telethon usually features a number of big names, and this year is no different. Some of the more known celebrities who will be taking part in the MDA Telethon this year include David Archuleta, Enrique Iglesias, and the entire cast of “Glee” among others. The huge names help to convince people to donate to the noble cause, and really assist Jerry Lewis in raising money during the telethon.
Young stars like David Archuleta will help to persuade the younger generations to donate money toward the cause, while older individuals like Barry Manilow will help to persuade the older generations. Also on hand will be OneRepublic, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ray Romano. The telethon will start tonight at 9 PM Eastern time, 6 PM Pacific. The channels that are hosting the telethon vary based on location, so it is best to check with your cable provider if you would like to tune in. The telethon will continue to run for a full day through Monday afternoon.