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Beyonce, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey and Green Day join forces for Hurricane Harvey

A one-hour fund-raising telethon will be held on September 12
Sep 5, 2017 – 1:25 PM EDT

The city of Houston was hit by Hurricane Harvey a week ago, making it the biggest natural disaster to hit a city in the United States since Wilma in 2005.

A variety of celebrities have proven their support. Now Beyonce , George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up in what will be a one-hour telethon that will be broadcast on September 12 at 8 pm EST on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CMT.

The event, named 'Hand In Hand,' will also feature Jamie Foxx, Tori Kelly, Karlie Kloss, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan and Blake Shelton. The production of the event will be in charge of Scooter Braun, responsible for Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' event.

But this event is not the only way in which the artists are participating to help the victims of the hurricane. Alternative rock band, Green Day, is expected to broadcast a concert via Facebook Live this September 5, where donations can also be made. The concert will begin at 4 pm EST.

Other artists who have donated independently, or outside of organizations, include:

DJ Khaled — $25,000
Nicki Minaj — $25,000
Chris Young — $100,000
Chris Brown — $100,000
Miley Cyrus — $500,000
Demi Lovato — $50,000
Drake — $200,000
J Lo — $25,000


*Note: This article has been translated from an original article published in Spanish on univision.com. See the original article here.


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