People Around The Globe Helps Raise Serious Cash for Haiti

Hope for Haiti Telethon Helps Raise Serious Cash

According to the cyberspace media.: The Hope for Haiti telethon raised $58 million so far. The Hope for Haiti telethons was the brain child of George Clooney, and raised a ton of money through donations that will now help the victims of the recent Haitian earthquake. Setting aside time from their busy schedules dozens of Hope for Haiti Telethon and George Clooney Raises $58 Million for Haiti stars from across the entertainment industry showed up for the Hope for Haiti telethon, and turned it into a record breaking number of donations. The $58 million was also just a preliminary total, as it has been reported by CNN that donations are still pouring into the cause, which expects the total to easily pass $60 million very soon.

The ‘Hope for Haiti Now’ CD is the biggest one-day pre-order in the site’s history and the new song ‘Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)’ by Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bono and the Edge, debuted during the telethon, is the No. 1 single on iTunes.

The total released Saturday includes money raised by phone, text and the Web. It does not include donations by corporations or via iTunes, where people are able to buy performances of the event for 99 cents each, or the entire album for $7.99. Those funds also go to Haiti relief.

The ‘Hope for Haiti Now’ CD is the biggest one-day pre-order in the site’s history and the new song ‘Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)’ by Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bono and the Edge, debuted during the telethon, is the No. 1 single on iTunes.

Diddy and Queen Latifah will be hosting a concert benefit for Haiti hosted by BET, MTV, and VH1 on February 5th, 2010. Booking my seat in front of my television screen……which is sure to be the best seat in the house for a Friday night of entertainment.

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