Hand In Hand Telethon: A Benefit For Hurricane Relief

Life is all about love and lending a helping hand. The “Hand In Hand” telethon will help raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. The list of of stars includes Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Travis Scott, Dave Matthews, Demi Lovato, Diddy, Kelly Rowland, Gwen Stefani, J Balvin, Joe Jonas, Barbara Streisand, “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson, Kate Hudson, Leo Di Caprio, Reese Witherspoon, Jamie Fox, Billy Crystal, Robert De Niro, Sofia Vegara, Michael Strahan, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, George Clooney, Oprah, Ellen, Billy Crystal, Jon Stewart, Rob Lowe, Mathew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler and many more. Celebrities will participate via appearances, performances, taped tributes and messages. The one-hour special will broadcast live at 8pm Tuesday on ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, BRAVO, E, BET, MTV and live-stream via Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation contributed $5 million, and Verizon contributed $2.5 million to the telethon as well as providing more than 2,000 call center volunteers. The telethon was originally organized to help victims of Harvey and now evaluating assisting those affected by Irma. Proceeds will benefit “Texas Rebuild” “Untied Way” “Save The Children” “Habitat For Humanity” “Feeding Texas” “Direct Relief”  and the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief, which is administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund, through the Hand in Hand Hurricane Relief Fund managed by Comic Relief Inc. Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun and Houston rapper Bun B spear headed the star-studded fund raiser taking place in Times Square New York, the Universal Studios in Los Angeles, Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry House and San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre and a live performance finale from Texas with George Straight and Friends. For more info and to donate click here https://handinhand2017.com/

Source: Hollywood Life/Variety/E/Hand In Hand

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