Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief

January 22, 2010

The tragic earthquake in Haiti has claimed thousands and devastated the lives of countless more, but now an all-star lineup is coming together to make a difference.

With participants including President Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Muhammad Ali, and more than one hundred of the biggest names in film, television, and music, Hope For Haiti Now is a worldwide event befitting the scope of this tragedy. The event will air across numerous MTV Networks channels, including MTV, BET, VH1, CMT, Palladia, Comedy Central, and EPIX, as well as MTV Networks International and BET International, beginning tonight at 8pm ET/7 CT.

Newly added performers Beyoncé in London, Madonna in New York City, and Haitian artist Emeline Michel in Los Angeles will join the previously announced lineup: Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting in New York City; Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and a group performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles; and Coldplay, and a group performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in London.

So be sure to tune in tonight at 8pm ET/7 CT. If you'd like to donate, you can give to aid the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti with the following methods:

Online: HopeForHaitiNow.org
Phone: 877-99-HAITI
Text: Text "GIVE" to 50555

For more information, please see the press release or visit HopeForHaiti.org. Now is the time!

Source: MTV