For “Hand In Hand” Telethon Drake, Beyonce, Justin Bieber & More Come Together
Drake, Beyonce, DJ Khaled and numerous more meet up for Hurricane Harvey alleviation pledge drive.
You may have effectively seen that pretty much every station on your TV was covering an uncommon help fundraiser prior today for those influenced by every one of the storms around the nation. The live fundraiser, titled Hand In Hand, included a portion of the greatest famous people and craftsmen all meeting up for a greater reason. Of those big names present to help answer telephones calls and gifts were any semblance of DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, Vic Mensa, Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney, Justin Timberlake, Oprah, Justin Bieber, and some more, while Drake and Beyonce brought in with some pre-recorded messages.
The pledge drive was initially intended to help casualties of Hurricane Harvey, however coordinators Scooter Braun and Bun B chose that Tuesday night’s endeavors will likewise profit the individuals who were influenced by the demolition caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida. The occasion supposedly raised over $14 million.
The occasion additionally observed some moving exhibitions from Stevie Wonder, Usher, Luis Fonsi, Tori Kelly, and Dave Matthews.
While Beyonce and Drake didn’t have all the earmarks of being available for the pledge drive, every hotshot took some time out to send a unique message. Beyonce stated:
“Catastrophic events don’t separate. They don’t check whether you’re a settler, dark or white, Hispanic or Asian, Jewish or Muslim, rich or poor,” she said. “[…] Seeing everybody of various racial, social, and religious foundations put their own lives in danger to enable each other to survive reestablished my confidence in humankind. Genuine mending is in making a difference. If it’s not too much trouble give what you can.”
Though Drake later additionally shared some astute words amid the pledge drive. “With such a great amount of occurring on the planet, it’s really astonishing to see our era be cognizant and mindful. It’s considerably additionally astounding to see us meet up to help as well as can be expected,” he said. “Nowadays it appears as though one issue is finishing, another is starting, and I know it can be amazingly overpowering, yet your consideration and your help is of outrageous significance. On some days it will be tied in with talking up. On different days it will be tied in with venturing up. Furthermore, in the present case, we’re asking that you give. Give whatever you can to help individuals simply like you reconstruct their families and their homes and return to life as they once knew it.”
Look at two or three features from the pledge drive (underneath) and in the event that you wish to give to the reason yourself, y’all can do as such by calling 1-800-258-6000 or giving $25 by messaging “GIVE” to 80077. Take in more about the pledge drive at www.HandInHand2017.com.