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  Entertainment   Music  08 Sep 2017  Justin, Sofia Vergara, Drake, De Niro, others join Hurricane Harvey relief telethon

Justin, Sofia Vergara, Drake, De Niro, others join Hurricane Harvey relief telethon

PTI
Published : Sep 8, 2017, 4:51 pm IST
Updated : Sep 8, 2017, 9:02 pm IST

Proceeds from the event will benefit a number of charities aiding recovery efforts in Houston after the storm ravaged the city.

While Drake, Justin Bieber, Robert De Niro and Sofia Vergera have pledged support to Hurrican Harvey relief, many other celebrities are coming together against the Charlottesville violence as well. (Photos: AP)
 While Drake, Justin Bieber, Robert De Niro and Sofia Vergera have pledged support to Hurrican Harvey relief, many other celebrities are coming together against the Charlottesville violence as well. (Photos: AP)

Los Angeles: Celebrities like Justin Bieber, Sofia Vergara, Drake, Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal and Faith Hill are among the latest additions to the star-studded Hurricane Harvey relief telethon lineup.

The upcoming event organized by Scooter Braun and Bun B will be held on September 12, reported Ace Showbiz.

 

Beyonce Knowles, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, Barbra Streisand, George Strait, Jamie Foxx, Karlie Kloss, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, and Blake Shelton will also appear in live or in taped segments.

The 'Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief' is a one-hour special.

Based in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, the charity event is confirmed to air on multiple networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CMT.

Proceeds from the event will benefit a number of charities aiding recovery efforts in Houston, after the storm ravaged the city and its surrounding areas. The organizations include the United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Feeding Texas and the Mayor's Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief.

 

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