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Several celebrities lend ‘Hand’ for hurricane fundraiser

Rapper Bun B, left, and music manager Scooter Braun are the organizers of the “Hand in Hand” telethon that’s raising money for victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
Rapper Bun B, left, and music manager Scooter Braun are the organizers of the “Hand in Hand” telethon that’s raising money for victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Invision

Numerous celebrities are taking phone calls and putting on musical performances to help hurricane victims.

The “Hand in Hand” benefit to assist those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought in more than $14 million in its first hour Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

The telethon’s roll call was a who’s who of Hollywood stars and entertainers, including Justin Bieber, George Clooney, Billy Crystal, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Willis, Oprah Winfrey, Sofia Vergara and so many more.

If you’d like to speak to a celebrity and donate using a credit card, call 800-258-6000. Or, you can send $25 by texting “give” to 80077.

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