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Celebrity collected during the telethon, $ 14 million for the restoration of America after hurricanes


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Famous American actors, musicians and presenters have come together to raise funds for the US recovery after two hurricanes. In the course of the telethon “hand in hand” they managed to collect $ 14 million.

Opened the marathon of Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx, and then was shown a special hour show Stevie wonder “Lean On Me” accompanied by a choir. Also on show was beyoncé, Justin Bieber and other musicians. At the same time live worked the hot line in Los Angeles, new York and in Nashville, where celebrities are taking donations to Rebuild Texas Fund, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas, Habitat for Humanity, The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Relief Harvey, Save the Children and United Way of Greater Houston.

Calls took Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, cher, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Matt Lauer, Ryan Seacrest, Justin Timberlake, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Gwen Stefani, Dennis Quaid, Stephen Colbert, Diddy, and Kerry Washington and many others.

Telemarathon was broadcast live on all major networks including ABC, Bravo, CBS, E !, Fox and NBC as well as on Apple, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

According to the New York Times, the death toll of hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Florida and Texas accounts for 85 people.

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