Hand in Hand benefit concert, Hurricane Harvey telethon

Hand In Hand A Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Individual pleas came from Justin Timberlake, Matthew McConaughey, Houston-born megastar Beyonce and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who recalled when he and his family survived Hurricane Andrew in South Florida in 1992.

Beyoncé also connected the catastrophes to climate change. Who could he possibly be referring to?

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The night included numerous appeals from celebrity pairings. "We have to be prepared for what comes next, so tonight we come together in a collective effort to raise our voices, help our communities, to lift our spirits, and heal". "We're compassionate. We're unstoppable when we unite, when we join together hand-in-hand".

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Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman spoke from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, urging viewers to support the cause.

"Natural disasters don't discriminate". "They don't see if you're an immigrant, black or white, Jewish or Muslim…Seeing everyone of different social, racial and religious backgrounds…restored my faith in humanity". They've given a total of $41 million to the Rebuild Texas Fund. Basketball star Chris Paul gave $20,000 and said the NBA Players Association would match donations of up to the same amount given by any NBA player. 'No political parties, no agendas'It's all about survival and coming together as one because that's all that matters'.

The telethon aired from New York, Nashville and Los Angeles, where Stevie Wonder kicked off the event singing "Lean On Me", with a gospel choir as stars such as Tom Hanks, Barbra Streisand and Cher clapped along while sitting at their phone stations.

Usher and Blake Shelton had a brief Voice reunion to perform "Stand By Me" while Tori Kelly and Luis Fonsi teamed up for the ballad, "Hallelujah". Tons of other hip-hop stars have been making huge donations to help out the major city, with Trae Tha Truth especially receiving tons of help from his rapper friends as he has been doing a lot of the aftermath of the storm. "People want a sense of unity", Braun said. "And you don't have to be a celebrity to do it".

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