Networks, Celebrities Team Up For Hurricane Relief

Hand In Hand A Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Hand In Hand A Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Celebrities from music to movies and television teamed up to raise over $14 million during Tuesday's Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief. It barreled into the Florida Keys on Sunday, where 90 percent of homes are believed to be destroyed or heavily damaged. "In devastating events such as Hurricane Harvey, we see the true nature of Texans on full display".

During the telethon, CBS' Stephen Colbert announced that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) was donating $5 million and NBC's Jimmy Fallon said supermarket giant Albertsons and pharmaceutical giant Merck (NYSE:MRK) each donated $1 million. "We're all in this together". The reason we want people to tune is because we want people to show who we are.

Oscar-winning co-stars George Clooney, 56, and Julia Roberts, 49, reunited at the event.

Stevie Wonder kicked off the one-hour commercial-free special with a performance of "Lean On Me" accompanied by a choir while Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx gave opening remarks. Everyone just kept answering phones and answering phones and answering phones. "We're compassionate. We're unstoppable when we unite, when we join together hand-in-hand".

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Justin Timberlake told the audience: "Millions of people are in need".

George Strait will also appear live for a televised performance at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio.

"The effects of climate change are playing out around the world every day", said Beyonce, before listing the array of natural disasters that have affected the world this week.

"Neighbor helping neighbor without stopping to think about race, religion or anything else. if we're going to through all the storms that confront us, that's how we're going to do it: together, hand in hand", said Texas native Selena Gomez. "They don't see if you're an immigrant, black or white, Jewish or Muslim…Seeing everyone of different social, racial and religious backgrounds…restored my faith in humanity". Singer Tori Kelly also made an appearance during the telethon from LA, where she was featured as one of the night's performers. The broadcast will re-air on the same networks at 8 p.m. PT.

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