George Clooney organized Hope for Haiti Now Telethon

Considered to be the biggest event since Live Aids concert, George Clooney rallies most of the biggest names in the entertainment industry to produce Hope for Haiti Now Telethon. Specifically, hundred and forty of the biggest names in Music, movies, and politic joined host George Clooney for the Hope for Haiti Now Telethon.

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On January 12, 2010, Haiti was hit by an earthquake magnitude 7.0. The epicentre was located in the city of Leogane, some 16 miles west of the Haiti capitgal Port-au-Prince. However, the earthquake caused damages in several Haitian cities, in particular, Port-au-Prince, and Leogane

The Hope for Haiti Now Telethon featured artists such as Madona, Rihana, String, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Coldplay and Sheryl. Also a list of celebrities such as former president Bill Clinton, Leonard DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Samiel L. Jackson participated in addressing the audience.

The Hope for Haiti Now telethon was broadcasted for over two hours. Funds were collected by phone, via text messaging and over the internet. In the United States, Haiti Now Telethon was broadcasted via 25 networks.

The event organizer George Clooney was also involved in advocating for finding a resolution to the Darfur conflict, raising funds for the 2004 Tsunami an the 9/11 world Trade bombing victims

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