Fifth Avenue Collection fundraiser for TeleMiracle

A representative from Fifth Avenue Collection is donating a portion of her profits from this event on Facebook. Do you like jewellery? Then check it out! It’s for a great cause!     Cara, Betty Lou & Kim are putting on a virtual jewellery show! A portion of the profits will be donated to the […]

2020-2021 Kinsmen Foundation Board

This pandemic didn’t just have an affect on the TeleMiracle telethon. It also had an impact on our Kinsmen Foundation Board of Directors’ meetings. The Board moved to virtual meetings. Something it had never tried before. It ended up becoming one of those changes that COVID forced on us, but proved to provide several benefits, […]

Thank you TeleMiracle Partners

We wanted to give an extra special acknowledgement to some of our partners, who help make TeleMiracle possible, and who went way above and beyond this year to accommodate all the changes. Let’s start with a big one, CTV, who broadcast TeleMiracle all over Saskatchewan, and have been providing a home for our telethon for […]

Our Founding Fathers

During this “Leave a Legacy” month, we thought we’d go off the topic of Planned Giving, to talk about a different kind of legacy. Specifically, we wanted to talk about the legacy left by our Founding Fathers. Our story begins in 1920 with Hal Rogers, in Hamilton, Ontario. A veteran of WWI, he missed the […]

Kinsmen Foundation Office Staff

Many people don’t know that the Kinsmen Foundation (and TeleMiracle) have an office that is staffed year round. If this organization is a 3-legged stool (Kin Canada/Kinsmen Foundation/TeleMiracle) than the office staff are like the seat that links the 3 legs together. (Click on the links below to learn more about each section.) Kin Canada […]

Three Cheers for the TeleMiracle 45 Committee

The responsibilities of a Committee member begin the year before their term, when they get to shadow the person currently serving in their role. When the members of the TeleMiracle 45 Committee accepted to serve on Brian’s committee, a pandemic telethon is NOT what they signed up for. Everyone’s roles were greatly affected. Some were […]

Production Crew – the Invisibles

The National Cast and the volunteers who answer the phones get most of the attention because they’re on camera. But there’s a group of people who aren’t seen as much. Even though they work in the shadows, the work they do is extremely important and we think they deserve their moment in the spotlight. Here are […]

How to have a telethon during a pandemic.

It takes literally thousands of people to ensure TeleMiracle’s success year after year. Kin clubs, Committee volunteers, production crew, office staff, National Cast, local talent, funding recipient stories, fundraisers, all the donors, and last but not least, the Producers. For the past three TeleMiracles Charlene and Norm Shuttleworth have been at the helm of the […]

Merchandise from the telethon held during a pandemic.

We still have some souvenir items leftover from TeleMiracle 45, in limited quantities and sizes.   The clothing this year has been fitting small, so get a size bigger. Two if you like it baggy. This document includes sizing charts to help you choose the right size. Info. Guide If a clothing item doesn’t fit, […]

TeleMiracle 45 Recap

TeleMiracle – Saskatchewan’s Charity – wrapped up its 45th edition today in Saskatoon – a telethon like none ever seen in Saskatchewan in the past 44 years. Despite changes and challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the final numbers on the video tote board showed a total of $5,630,215 raised. With this year’s incredible generosity […]