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Kevin Hart Donates $10,000 During Ronald McDonald House Charities Telethon

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Philadelphia native Kevin Hart has made a donation of $10,000 during the eighth annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Telethon.

"I just want to show my love and support for the Ronald McDonald House, CBS Philly, Ukee Washington--you're doing an amazing thing," said Hart in a video message sent in to CBS 3. "I can't be there in person but I am there in spirit. I am donating $10,000 to the cause. Thank you guys for bringing such awareness to such an amazing cause. Team Philadelphia forever -- keep doing big things."

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The 14-hour on-air fundraiser kicked off early this morning at 6 a.m.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.

Since 2010, the event has raised more than $6.2 million for the charity.

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