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George Strait and friends raised over $20 million in hurricane relief telethon

The hour long telethon was aired across the country on all of the major networks and more.
Sep 14, 2017 – 10:12 AM EDT

George Strait and his friends Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Lyle Lovett came together on September 12th to perform at the sold out Majestic Theater in San Antonio. The show was a charity concert with proceeds going to Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts.

On top of King George performing in front of thousands of people, he made an appearance with host Matthew McConaughey on national television for the Hand In Hand telethon aired on all of the major networks.

Together, they joined forces with other celebrities to raise $14.5 million dollars. With donations being matched by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation the total went over $20 million.

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