Celebrities have been making large donations from their personal funds to aid survivors of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Now they’re planning to donate their time in a classic multi-network telethon.
Variety reports that Beyoncé, George Clooney and Oprah have all signed up for Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief planned for September 12. It will air across ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and CMT, and also be filmed at various locations across the US. Country musician George Strait will be in concert at the Majestic Theater in San Antonio during his portion of the telecast, other stars will be on the Universal Studios Lot, Times Square and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
According to Deadline, Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Norah O’Donnell, Dennis Quaid, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan and Blake Shelton, and Jamie Foxx are all also slated to appear, so there’s really someone for everyone to tune in to see.
Proceeds from the event will be distributed to a number of organizations, including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Feeding Texas, and the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief.