Stars Answer The Call - 'Hope For Haiti Now' Telethon
- 23 January 2010
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Sometimes the worst tragedies, bring out the best in humanity ...
Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for the all-star, international "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, which featured two hours of pleas for the earthquake-ravaged nation. But it ended on a hopeful note, with a buoyant call for Haiti's revival by native son Wyclef Jean.
From The Hope For Haiti Website ...
Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief
This is your time to help.
100% of funds raised will go towards relief efforts in Haiti and there are NO backend costs. Additionally, the Entertainment Industry Foundation has waived all administrative fees.
A massive, 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti near the capital of Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, January 12th. The damage to buildings is extensive and the number of injured or dead is estimated to be over 100,000.
Your gift will help rush emergency supplies to survivors of this catastrophe. Your gift now will help distribute life-saving relief supplies including food, clean water, blankets, medical supplies and tents to children and families devastated by the earthquake and aftershocks in Haiti.
Thank you for your generous gift in this time of need.
For on going re-runs of the show go to to Huffington Post.
Give now .. you will feel better.