Teleton for Life 2012 overcome their previous record of last year, surpassing the established goal of $ 1’000.000. The group of volunteers that received the calls first announced that the donations have reached $ 394,000, but after the collaborations of the people of Guayaquil and private companies surpassed lasts year barrier, of $ 690,000.
The event was once again effected in Teatro Centro de Arte, during the day’s work the executive director of the Teleton, Pascual del Cioppo, praised the presentations of all their artists that attended the event. Among the participants was the Colombian comedian Andres Lopez, singer Nikki Mackliff, Eddy Love, the Mexican comedian Adal Ramones, along with Jose Feliciano, Mirella Cesa, Julio Sabala, this one made a portrayal of singer Julio Iglesias.
Around 20:00 of last Saturday, December 1 the total amount of the donations reached 1’570,201. Such quantity established a new record after 21 years of this philanthropic event.