Kevin Hart Partners to Raise $10.5 Million for Muscular Dystrophy Association

In his inaugural Muscular Dystrophy Association Kids Telethon, Kevin Hart streamed live in a 2-hour star-studded special featuring an evening of comedy and musical performances that raised over $10.5 million. Since 1956, the legendary MDA Labor Day telethon had been hosted by comedian Jerry Lewis, who host the telethon until his death early this year.

The telethon benefitted both the MDA and Help From the Hart Charity.  The telethon featured behind-the-scenes looks at the essential work of the non-profits due to impact families, advocacy, care, and research.

Celebrity participants included: David Beckham, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Cindy Crawford, Whitney Cummings, Steph Curry, Adam Devine, Josh Gad, Liz Gillies, and Michael B. Jordan.You can view the October 24 show here and persons can contribute by calling 1-800-MDA-GIVE, or give online at

Source: Good News Network