Sunday, September 5, 2010

English Cafe 49: The Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Labor Day Weekend

Jerry Lewis and the 2010 MDA Poster Child

ESLPod's English Cafe 49 Topics: Labor Day, charitable organizations in the U.S., safety vs. security, clutch vs. grip vs. grab (Download MP3)

Comedian Jerry Lewis hosts a Telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystropy Association. The telethon is always on Labor Day weekend. It lasts about 20 hours or so. It
is very successful in getting people to donate money. Last year, people watched the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon and donated 55 million dollars.

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