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The multi-network telethon, Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief, was organized by Texan rapper Bun B, who is the other half of the half the hip-hop duo UGK.
The Cowboys hosted a telethon during a live practice at AT
In 2012, the Wildcats organized a telethon that generated $1 million for victims of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.
In addition to appearances from the likes of Stevie Wonder and Oprah, last night’s hurricane-relief telethon — which raised over $44 million for victims of Harvey and Irma — featured a special video message from Beyoncé.
Stevie Wonder and Beyoncé performed at a telethon that raised more than $____________ to help victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Even the telethon for victims of the hurricanes turned into yet another media event in which celebrities trashed Donald Trump and his supporters.
That telethon was estimated to have raised more than $55 million, according to ABCnews.com.
This telethon will raise money for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and will feature performances, appearances and taped tributes by big names, including Beyoncé, Tom Hanks and Jon Stewart.
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First Known Use: 1949See Words from the same year
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