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Hope for Haiti Telethon

MTV Tracks 'Hope For Haiti' Now Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Hope for Haiti Now Telethon proved very successful -- donations raised over $65 million for Haiti earthquake survivors. You may be wondering now though, how are the funds being spent?

Chile Telethon Raises $60 Million For Emergency Homes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: 'Chile Helps Chile' has exceeded expectations, bringing in over 30 billion Chilean pesos, equal to just over $60 million in U.S. currency. --...

The Best Charity Singles For Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Since the earthquake struck Haiti back on January 12, millions have asked what they can do to help. Some of the biggest names in music stepped forward...

Yele Haiti Gets Miniscule Portion Of 'Hope For Haiti' Money

Gawker | John Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Yele Haiti, Wyclef Jean's troubled charity, will get just $1 million, or 2.8%, of the more than $35 million raised so far by the Hope for Haiti Teleth...

$35 Million Given To Haiti Through Mobile Fundraising

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Mobile Giving Foundation, which processes donations sent via text message, says that over $35 million has been raised for recovery in the three we...

Hope for Haiti - No Hope for Music

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Luke Crampton

The overall impression of the Hope for Haiti telethon was one of maudlin karaoke. The song choices were largely unimaginative and the performances weak.

Haiti, 100 Stars, and a Political Conscience

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reverend Billy

I see our American response to Haiti as admirable compassion mixed also with a dangerous forgetfulness, perfectly captured by Mr. George Clooney's one hundred fundraising stars the other night.

Haiti Donations Slowing Down: Can We Keep It Going?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, individuals have donated more than $470 million in the last two weeks to Haiti relief efforts, including t...

Haiti Telethon Ratings: 83 Million Viewers Tune In To 'Hope For Haiti'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — More than 80 million people tuned in for last week's all-star "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon. The Nielsen Co. said Monday that an ...

'Hope For Haiti' Brings In $57 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Friday's 'Hope For Haiti' telethon, organized by George Clooney and broadcast across nearly every major network, raised over $57 million in phone, onl...

What Hollywood Can Do That Washington Can't

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

Thanks to George Clooney, I woke up with a smile on my face this morning. I know -- how many times has some woman said that? In this case, though, i...

Haiti Telethon Video: Livestream And Twitter Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, one of the largest and most widely broadcast telethons in history, will be streamed live o...

'Hope For Haiti' Telethon Live Streaming On HuffPost

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE HOPE FOR HAITI LIVESTREAM On Friday, January 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Reli...

Global Aid Pours into Haiti

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.