Samantha Murphy, the popular singer-songwriter and host of The Highway Girl, will join a cavalcade of celebrities that includes Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson, Emma Samms, Greg Hanna and Miss World Ksenia Sukhinova at the 23nd annual Variety Telethon.
Variety the Children’s Charity is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health and well-being of children around the world.
Through their network of 52 chapters in 14 countries, Variety reaches into communities across the globe to offer financial assistance and services to children and organizations that serve children with special needs.
Each year a line-up of local and international celebrities appear along with thousands of volunteers and donors who continue to give their time and money to support Iowa’s children.
The telethon provides Variety the opportunity to highlight the kids and agencies that benefit from the dollars raised. The 23nd annual Variety Telethon will be held February 14-15, 2009.