Great UNICEF Telethon will be on Sunday, May 7

The third edition of big telethon Together for Childrenis the activity of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), considered the most important collection for children in the Dominican Republic, where not only the citizen is mobilized through voluntary donation, but also the solidarity of the media, companies, communicators and influencers is activated in a I sing for the rights of children and adolescents.

“Our organization launches the Telethon because, in many countries, including the Dominican nation, progress has been uneven, and for this reason we must continue supporting these vulnerable children who need so much support from everyone, to see their goals fulfilled. rights”, said doctor Rosa Elcarte, representative of UNICEF.

‘Together for Children’, It will be broadcast next Sunday, May 7 from 12 noon to 6 in the afternoon. The channels confirmed so far are Telesistema Canal 11 (official medium that will broadcast the signal), Teleantillas, Canal 39, Color Visión Canal 9, CDN 37, Heriberto Medrano Holding Group-Microvision, Teleuniverso, CERTV Canal 4, Canal 17, Telenord, ADETEL and Quisqueya TV. The producer will be, once again, Giancarlo Beras-Goico, and the same will be led by Jatnna Tavárez, Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in the country, and a group of communicators from different channels of television and influencers of social networks, such as Luz García, Caroline Aquino, Jessica Hasbún, Miralba Ruiz, Brea Frank, Francisco Vásquez, among others. Likewise, renowned Dominican artists such as Milly Quezada, Pavel Núñez, Techy Fatule, Cristian Allexis, Xiomara Fortuna, Laura Rivera, Las Chiquitas RD, Miguel Ángel Soul and Diomary La Mala, they and a few others will be setting the harmonic note of the event.

The international organization highlights that the funds raised will be essential to continue implementing programs that support the country in reducing acute child malnutrition, maternal and neonatal mortality, in increasing educational quality; in the prevention of violence, adolescent pregnancy and early unions. The entity works so that each girl and boy have equal opportunities and can develop their full potential.


Artists unite in favor of children. (SUPPLIED)

“To achieve this goal, we need to have the help of all the people who want to collaborate for a better present and future for girls, boys and adolescents. You can visit the website of UNICEF or the Telethon and become donors. In order to continue benefiting children in a sustained manner; We need the solidarity of the citizens, who with love contribute a grain of sand to achieve the desired goal”, added Dr. Elcarte.

In this edition of the Telethon, a 2023 Hyundai Gran i10 zero-kilometer car donated by Magna Motors will be raffled, as well as 6 round-trip trips from Santo Domingo to Miami (with two plane tickets each), provided by the RED airline. . Some confirmed sponsors to date are: Laboratorio Referencia, Caribbean Cinemas, Banco Popular, Palacio del Cine, AERODOM, Billboard, JCDecaux and Grupo PVF.

What does UNICEF do?

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the UN body that has the mandate to guarantee compliance with the rights of children and adolescents throughout the world. They carry out their work in more than 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of all girls and boys, in terms of survival, development, protection and social participation, for which the entity is financed entirely with voluntary contributions that come from governments, foundations, companies and individual donors.