GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina hosted its 6th annual telethon presented by WNCT 9OYS. The telethon was Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In honor of the organization’s 35th anniversary, the goal is to raise $35,000. Unofficially, the telethon raised $55,572 with 306 total donations, according to the site where donations were being taken online.