St. Jude Telethon raises more than $10 million

St. Jude Telethon raises more than $10 million

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -

The 40th annual St. Jude Telethon was a historic one, as for the first time ever, more than $10 million was raised.

The telethon signed off early Sunday morning with a record $10,132,140. That is an increase of three percent over last year. The Memphis to Peoria St. Jude runners by themselves brought in just over a million dollars. 

 All 36 runs together brought in more than $5 million. 

A breakdown of the local St. Jude Run impact:

  • Washington $330,000
  • Galesburg  $133,000
  • Bloomington $250,000
  • Canton $100,000
  • Pekin $138,000
  • East Peoria $104,880
  • Morton $182,000
  • Chiilicothe $400,000
  • Dunlap $245,500
  • Bartonville $177,000
  • Mackinaw $42,000
  • Metamora $140,000
  • Eureka $121,500
  • Motorcycle Ride to Memphis  $712,600
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