WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon reaches $50 million raised over 17 years

Marlin Welcome, 9, acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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During Tuesday's Dale & Keefe broadcast, the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon passed a milestone: $50 million raised over the event's 17 years.

The Radio-Telethon, which began in 2002, takes place for two days every August and raises money to help strike out cancer. For complete coverage of this year's event, including photos, video and audio, click here.

You can donate by calling 877-738-1234 or giving online here.

Watch the announcement of Tuesday's milestone achievement here: