Hand in Hand
: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief has announced that more than $55,000,000 was raised from the one-hour telethon special, which aired on Tuesday, September 12. The much needed funds will go to aid people affected by both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Comic Relief USA, the organization behind Red Nose Day
Gives Back, will manage and distribute all grants made from the Hand in Hand
Hurricane Relief Fund at Comic Relief USA to the Hand in Hand
charitable partners which include: the Rebuild
Texas Fund, Habitat For Humanity, Save the Children, Feeding Florida, Feeding Texas, Direct Relief, Aspca, Best Friends Animal Society, United Way of Greater Houston, United Way Irma Recovery Fund and the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered through the Greater Houston Community
Additional charitable partners may be announced as the impacts from Hurricane Irma are further evaluated.
Stars who took part included Anthony Anderson