The Hope for Haiti Now Telethon

A benefit concert “Hope for Haiti Now” hosted by George Clooney raises millions for Haiti.

The benefit concert “Hope for Haiti Now” hosted by George Clooney raises millions for Haiti. The proceeds will be shared between Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, UNICEF, the UN World Food Programme, Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti Foundation, and the Clinton Bush Haiti Foundation.

Among the Hollywood’s stars were Madonna, Sting, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Jack Nicholson, Jennifer Aniston, Daniel Craig, Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz and many others. [via Telegraph]

The Hope for Haiti Now telethon was organised in just one week by the actor George Clooney, who hosted the event, and…

Some of Hollywood’s finest manned the telephones. Funds were also collected via text messaging and over the internet, which streamed the two-hour live global broadcast

Among the stars taking donations over the phone were comedian Russell Brand…

…Jennifer Aniston and Craig David…

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