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Watch Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief

Posted by Katina on January 22, 2010 at 11:01 pm

Haiti Needs Your Help!

At 8 pm EST tonight musicians and other entertainers gather to raise awareness and funds through the Hope For Haiti Now telethon.

MTV’s “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” will be simulcast across many television and cable networks.

1. Who will the telethon benefit? Ultimately the people of Haiti. Essential services and supplies are needed greatly. Your donations will be given to the following non-profits working on the ground in Haiti. The nonprofit Hope For Haiti Now is not charging any administrative costs. For more information, see the telethon FAQ.

The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund: www.clintonbushhaitifund.org
United Nations World Food Programme: www.wfp.org
Oxfam America: www.oxfamamerica.org
Partners in Health: www.pih.org or www.standwithhaiti.org
Red Cross: www.redcross.org
UNICEF: www.unicef.org
Yele Haiti Foundation: www.yele.org

2. Where can I see it? ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT and More.  It will be also be livestreamed online on sites including “YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Fancast, AOL, MSN.com, Yahoo, Bing.com, BET.com, CNN.com, MTV.com, VH1.com and Rhapsody, and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and FloTV.” See MTV for a full list of broadcast, cable, internet, and mobile providers that will be participating in the telethon.

3. Who will be hosting? Main organizer George Clooney, Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper

4. Who will be there performing (or answering the phone)? Brad Pitt, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks and Will Smith . . .See MTV for more info.

5. And most important . . . How can I donate?

  • Internet: www.hopeforhaitinow.org
  • Phone: (877) 99-HAITI
  • Text: “GIVE” to the number 50555
  • Mail: Hope for Haiti Now
    FILE 1372
    1801 West Olympic Blvd.
    Pasadena, California 91199-1372
  • Thanks for your support,

    Katina

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