Tag: "Hope for Haiti Now"
Despite some big-name detractors, “We are the World: 25 for Haiti” debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart just days after the all-star charity single premiered during the televised opening of the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
As donations continue to pour in from around the world, “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” announced on Saturday that it has raised more than $58 million to date — a new record for donations made by the general public through a disaster-relief telethon. The preliminary figure includes donations made via phone, online, and mobile, and does does not include donations by corporations and large private donors, or iTunes sales figures, all of which are still being calculated.