- 9/11 - "A Tribute to Heroes" - raised approximately $150 million
- Hurricane Katrina - "Shelter from the Storm" - raised approximately $40 million.
- Asian Tsunami - "A Concert of Hope" - raised approximately $18 million.
Friday, January 15, 2010
"Hope for Haiti" Telethon
A telethon ("Hope for Haiti") that will raise funds to assist the victims of the Haiti earthquake has been scheduled for Friday January 22nd from 8-10pm. Actor George Clooney will host the event along with Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper (reporting from Haiti). Funds raised will go to Oxfam America, Partners in Health, American Red Cross, Unicef and Yele Haiti Foundation. The event will be televised on eleven broadcast and cable networks. Some information is below regarding other similar telethons that have been held in the past.