CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery teamed up to bring the Brantwood Telethon Wednesday evening.
Brantwood Children's Home holds a special place in Antavione Ferguson's heart.
A Montgomery athlete is once again running in the Boston Marathon. She was there last year after two bombs went off at the finish line, killing three people and injuring hundreds of others.
Budget cuts and sequestration wiped out the firefighters assistance grant program. It just reopened, but could be in jeopardy again when Congress faces a new budget battle in a few weeks.