Teleton MexAmerica Raises Largest One Day Amount to Date Using Mobile Accord's Text Message Donation Platform, mGive.com
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About Fundacion Teleton MexAmerica
Started in 1997, Teleton is a yearly event in which money is collected through television and radio over a 27-hour period. The mission of Teleton is to design, construct, install and operate medical care, rehabilitation, and diagnosis centers in Mexico, with special focus and emphasis on poor children with neuromuscular skeletal disabilities.
In addition, Teleton works to promote the integration into society of these kids. Now, Fundacion Teleton operates 13 Rehabilitation Centers attending 15,000 children.
Fundacion Teleton MexAmerica was born in 2002 in the United States and recognized as a 501-C3 organization.
It has deep cultural roots in the community, where it has been conceptualized as "a project of national unity where Mexicans have the chance to gather and work for the same cause."
More Information on Fundacion Teleton MexAmerica is available at https://www.teletonusa.org/
About Mobile Accord, Inc.
Denver-based Mobile Accord, Inc. provides turnkey tools for nonprofit organizations to leverage the power of mobile technology using SMS (text messaging), PSMS (premium SMS), and mobile content (ringtones, wallpapers, etc.). Mobile Accord can easily make any part of an organization's existing outreach efforts mobile - for example, distributing urgent action alerts, volunteer opportunities, or donation via text message. As the first company in the United States to offer mobile tools specifically built for non-profit organizations, Mobile Accord is unique in its ability to facilitate wireless fundraising and constituent outreach campaigns while also helping clients understand the immense power of mobile technology.