Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey set for 'Hand in Hand' telethon for Hurricane Harvey relief

Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey set for 'Hand in Hand' telethon for Hurricane Harvey reliefEntertainment

On Tuesday, organizers of an upcoming benefit to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Harvey announced that singer Beyonce and actor George Clooney will headline a telethon which will air live on September 12th. USA TODAY

Celebrities are not finished helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, and Reese Witherspoon are among those set to participate in a multi-network telethon, Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Reliefto assist those affected by the devastating stormHand in Hand will air Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. (live ET/delayed PT) on ABC, CBS, CMT, FOX and NBC.

Houston native rapper Bun B teamed up with SB Projects founder Scooter Braun to present Hand in Hand, a one-hour special based in Los Angeles “with stages in New York, Nashville and a special performance by Country Music icon and Texas native George Strait from his San Antonio benefit concert.”

George Clooney, Karlie Kloss, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand and more also are set to participate. 

Proceeds from the telethon will benefit United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children and more organizations.

 

 

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