CBS joins several other networks for a telethon fundraiser to advantage victims of Hurricane Harvey. The one-hour special, called “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief,” will rebroadcast at 8 p.m. PDT on CBS for those on the West Coast. You can also stream the telethon in the video player above at that time (11 p.m. EDT).
In the meantime, locate up on all the day’s news from the LIVE streaming service CBSN.
Tuesday night’s “Hand in Hand” promote featured CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell who was in Houstonin its evident aftermath. She was assimilated by a accumulation of celebrities — travelling the party and music industries — like George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey.
Country music star and Texas local George Strait achieved from his San Antonio advantage concert.
Proceeds from the telethon will advantage several charities including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund).
Hurricane Harvey service fund total:
more than $14.5 million (as of 9 p.m. ET)
Ways to donate:
- Visit: HandInHand2017.com
- Call: 1-800-258-6000
- Text “Give” to 80077 to present $25
Here’s a demeanour at some of the moments progressing in the night:
9 p.m.: More than $14.5M raised
Phone lines will be open all night and you are speedy to call or present online.
8:55 p.m.: Rachael Ray donates $1M toward Harvey recovery
Rachael Ray announced she’s donating $1 million to help with animal rescue efforts in arise of Hurricane Harvey.
8:50 p.m.: Sean Diddy Combs tweets to his followers
8:40 p.m. ET: Drake appears in available summary to Harvey victims
8:35 p.m.: CBS’ Stephen Colbert creates appearance
“Late Show” horde Stephen Colbert shows his support during the telethon Tuesday night and.
8:15 p.m.: CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell joins NBC, ABC anchors
CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell, NBC News’ Matt Lauer and ABC News’ Michael Strahan titillate people to donate.
8:11 p.m. ET: Call Lupita!
Lupita Nyong’o tweeted Tuesday night: Call me! … or Daniel Craig
8:06 p.m. ET: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Oprah, Cher appear
Celebrities described the widespread extinction that struck Texas and showed a picture of rescuers who shaped a human sequence during one Harvey rescue. They also urged “give what you can.”
8 p.m. ET: Telethon starts with Stevie Wonder performance
Musician Stevie Wonder performs a delivery of “Lean on Me.”
7 p.m. ET: Telethon brings together A-list stars
CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell sends a summary to her supporters to balance in tonight.
Singer Justin Bieber also tweeted forward of Tuesday’s broadcast