New York firm UHY Advisors announced on Wednesday that they will once again host their annual telethon with the Center for Disability Services at the Radisson Hotel in Albany, NY on Sunday, January 29. UHY announced that they plan to donate a total $48,500 to the Center this year.

This year's event will also feature New York Giants running back Paul Perkins, who will sign autographs from noon to 3 p.m. with proceeds benefitting the Center for Disability Services.

“The Center for Disability Services is excited to welcome Paul as he helps us continue a tradition that has raised millions of dollars for the thousands of children and adults with disabilities throughout the Capital Region,” said Anne Schneider Costigan, the Center's deputy executive director, per a statement. “We thank the partners at UHY LLP for their continued support of this event and commitment to the mission of the Center for Disability Services.”

“UHY has been a longtime partner of the Center for Disability Services and we’re proud to once again be a part of the telethon this year," stated Howard Foote, UHY office managing partner, Capital Region. "We are thrilled to help bring one of the newest emerging stars of the New York Giants and in New York sports to the Capital Region in support of an outstanding cause. It’s our honor to work with an organization that for decades has provided invaluable services to thousands of residents in the greater Capital Region.”

The Center for Disability Services Telethon will air on local affiliate FOX23 from noon to 7 p.m. on the 29th. Telethon donations can be made in person, by phone, or online at

For more on UHY, head to the firm's site here.

Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe is a senior editor with Accounting Today.