18 Jun 2012

French Telethon 2013 results: 78 341 598 euros

Illustration for article: French Telethon 2013 results: 78 341 598 euros
This new edition show us how Téléthon is a social link, a fantastic solidarity, a sort of confidence pact between all of the Téléthon vital forces.

"The fight is going on"

"The story of our association, the story of the Téléthon, is the story of the parents whose never give up. The Téléthon is compelling resources for the researchers, ressources to appoint, fight and defeat the disease. That's give confidence to the families, give confidence to the parents, give confidence to the children. We know that in the coming days, news donors, numerous, are going to join us. The fight of the parents is going on, we are  relying on you" said Laurence Tiennot-Herment, Chairman of AFM-Téléthon. 

A tremendous energy during those 30 hours

In the name of the patients and the families, AFM Téléthon thanks tremendously Patrick Bruel, an outstanding sponsor, Sophie Davant, Nagui and all the TV presenters and the France Télévisions Staff, volunteers, partners ... all the tremendous energy during those 30 hours. 

An innovating digital device

France Télévisions and all the channel network are very greatfull to support Afm-Téléthon teams and volunteers for this 27th edition of the telethon. As every year, this event, with a meticulous organization, has been a technical and bold challenge taken up by the France Televisions team to call on the generosity and answer to regular TV viewers since 27 years. Those 30 hours live TV show on the entire Group's television channels, and the innovating digital device set up this year, permitted to highlight one more time to everybody the differents actions wchich took place all over France. 
But one more time we must stress that the miracle comes from the surge of solidarity of the TV viewers whose offrered support,  ability to listen, feelings and generosity to this great cause.   

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The Telethon's force in France, is:

  • 1.2 million donors
  • 200,000 volunteers in action
  • 20,000 events throughout the country
  • 5 million participants
  • 30 hours of TV show on  France television channels
  • 60 national partners

The Telethon adventure

The Telethon adventure provided  its first scientific successes beginning in the early 1990s: publication of the first maps of the human genome, tracking genes responsible for hundreds of diseases and improving medical treatment.

Thanks to our donors

Today, thanks to our donors, hundreds of patients are taking part in drug trials.  With the Telethon, AFM can innovate, boost and speed up the development of innovative treatments. The medicine of the future is being developed through your donations! universidade do turkey