Timmy's Christmas Telethon Announces $6,251,016
December 8th, 2014 - Vancouver, BC - Timmy's Christmas Telethon presented by Shaw started the holiday season by giving thanks to donors and corporate supporters for raising $6,251,016 in 2014 in support of the BC Lions Society's Easter Seals programs and services.
The 27th Annual Telethon aired live throughout BC on local Shaw TV channels, on Shaw Direct and streamed on www.timmys.org. The Telethon featured performances by The Matinee, John Welsh Band, Jacyln Guillou and Band, Gio Levy, Marika & Zoey, Lochdale Chorus, Fiddlin Frenzy and Vancouver Sweet Soul Gospel Choir.
The Society assists children with disabilities with all kinds of special needs and funds province-wide specialized services like the Society's three Easter Seals Camps, the Easter Seals House in Vancouver and Patient Care Grants. It also provides college scholarships to support youth with disabilities in furthering their education.
The BC Lions Society is grateful to everyone who tuned in to watch and support this year's Timmy's Christmas Telethon. Your financial gift is greatly appreciated. Donations can be mailed to:
Timmy's Christmas Telethon
3981 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 4H5
or new donations can be made online at www.timmys.org
Timmy's Christmas Telethon was made possible with the support of its partners: Shaw Cablesystems, Scotiabank, Safeway, Century 21, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Air North, Yukon's Airline, Tom Lee Music, Global BC, Black Press Communications, Business in Vancouver, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, VanCity Buzz, Advance Parking Systems, Starbucks, Fluff, Emelle's Catering, Hunky Haulers, Growing Smiles Fundraising and the ZLC Financial Group.
Check out the Photos from the Telethon on our Facebook page.
Thank you to our Artists:
The Matinee (aired between 7-7:30 & 9-9:30pm)
John Welsh Band (aired between 8:30-9:00pm)
Jacyln Guillou and Band (aired between 5:30-6:00 & 7:30-8:00pm)
Gio Levy (aired between 6:30-7:00 & 8:00-9:00pm)
Marika & Zoey (aired between 4:30-5:00pm)
Lochdale Chorus (aired between 5:00-5:30pm)
Vancouver Sweet Soul Gospel Choir (aired between 6-6:30 & 9:30-10pm )
Fiddlin Frenzy (aired between 4 - 4:30pm)
Donor & Incentive Prizes
Congratulations to all our Winners!
Whether you make your donation on-line, before or during the Telethon you will be entered in for a chance to win one of our Donor & Incentive Prizes.
$5 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Gift Card to be given to the first 400 People who donate to Timmy's Christmas Telethon
Hourly Donor Prizes
Hour 1 - Air North Escape. Value $1,500
Hour 2 - Shop Safeway. Value $500
Hour 3 - Hockey Night Out. Value $1,000
Hour 4 - Victoria Getaway. Value $580
Hour 5 - Richmond Casino Night. Value $350
Grand Prize - Air North Yukon Adventure. Value $4,000
Online Donor Prizes
Hour 1 - Oceanfront Sooke Retreat. Value $120
Hour 3 - Okanagan Stay. Value $300
Hour 5 - Two Nights in Victoria. Value $550
Grand Prize - Rocky Mountaineer Panorama. Value $4,200 Winner: Nadia Olynyk
Please donate by clicking the DONATE NOW button or send in a cheque to:
Timmy's Christmas Telethon
3981 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 4H5
or call Toll Free at 1-800-818-4483
Christmas Wish Lottery
Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets...Congratulations to all our winners
see our Lottery Page for more details
Click here for other ways to help the kids during the year