TeleMiracle 47 raises over $5.5 million

HIGHLIGHTS of TELEMIRACLE 47 The final total at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26 th was $5,519,229 The telethon featured 80 talented Saskatchewan performers and a tribute to long- time host Bob McGrath Nutrien donated $108,182 to match donations raised by Saskatchewan Talent TeleMiracle proceeds stay in Saskatchewan to fund the work of the Kinsmen […]

Kinsmen Foundation pledges $1 million plus for new health care equipment

HIGHLIGHTS of FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT Pledge made possible by record-breaking total of over $8 million raised at last year’s TeleMiracle Funding available to eligible health care foundations and facilities across Saskatchewan The next telethon – TeleMiracle 47 – takes place this weekend, February 25-26, 2023 TeleMiracle proceeds stay in Saskatchewan, allowing the Kinsmen Foundation to continue […]

Statement on Bob McGrath

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our great friend Bob McGrath. Bob was part of the original cast of the first TeleMiracle in 1977 and appeared on the telethon more than 40 times, including a surprise appearance in 2018 and a final appearance by video in 2021. Bob gave his whole heart in […]

TeleMiracle 47 Saskatchewan Talent

We know you’ve been eagerly anticipating the announcement for who this year’s Saskatchewan Talent will be! Here it is! But first we want to thank all 115 acts who auditioned this year! The talent was exceptional and having to choose just some of them was extremely difficult! After careful consideration, here is the Saskatchewan Talent […]

Our TeleMiracle 47 National Cast

HERE THEY ARE!…the hosts for the 47th TeleMiracle telethon, which will take place from 9 pm on February 25 all the way through till 5 pm on February 26, 2023 in Saskatoon! They will be guiding us through the 20 hours of the telethon, which benefits the Kinsmen Foundation and its motto of “Helping People […]

Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2022

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge of 2022 starts today! But wait! What is the Great Canadian Giving Challenge (GCGC)? Every year, during the month of June, an organization called Canada Helps puts on a contest. For every dollar donated online, via our Canada Helps donation page, we get entered to win $20,000! You can learn […]

National Volunteer Week – Day 7

On this final day of National Volunteer Week, we want to give a big shout out to all our “miscellaneous” volunteers. The companies that answer phones during corporate phone panels. The kids of all ages that either volunteer or get “voluntold” to help alongside their parent(s). Significant others that pitch in where they can and […]

National Volunteer Week – Day 6

TeleMiracle is the most recognized side of our organization. Almost everyone in the province has heard of TeleMiracle and the money they bring in, but behind the scenes it’s the Kinsmen Foundation Board of Directors who gets the responsibility and humble privilege of deciding how the money gets distributed and which applicants are eligible for […]

National Volunteer Week – Day 5

As you may remember from Monday’s post, the Kinsmen and Kinettes (Kin) of this province are the ones who started TeleMiracle and make up most of its volunteers each year. Today, we want to highlight an extra special group of those Kin volunteers, the Committee that organizes TeleMiracle. Right after one TeleMiracle ends, planning starts […]

National Volunteer Week – Day 4

As we continue our journey through National Volunteer Week, today we’d like to highlight our wonderful Saskatchewan Talent participants (Sask. Talent). The quantity and quality of talent in this province is always impressive. They come from all four corners of the province, to perform for our cause and it’s not as easy or glamorous as […]