SOAPnet is joining over 25 television networks and airing the Hope For Haiti Now telethon this Friday, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 Central. The event will be hosted by George Clooney in Los Angeles, Wyclef Jean in New York, and Anderson Cooper reporting live from Haiti. The two-hour telethon will feature musical performances from Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Coldplay, Keith Urban, Justin Timberlake, and more. Dozens of stars will be answering phones and taking donations to help Haiti’s earthquake victims.
The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund and United Nations World Food Programme have joined the list of relief organizations that will benefit from “Hope for Haiti Now,” which also includes Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, UNICEF, and Yele Haiti Foundation. Proceeds from “Hope for Haiti Now” will be split evenly among each organization’s individual funds for Haiti earthquake relief.