GiVe: Tune into ‘One World: Together At Home’ Tonight
Guest performances include Lady Gaga, The Rolling Stones, Andrea Bocelli, Sam Smith, Alicia Keys and more.
As stay-at-home orders continue to be enforced across the United States, the world has come to a pause. The demand for financial, economical, emotional, and medical assistance has continued to increase within the last month and the pressures on essential workers are becoming more burdensome. This time of hopelessness and uncertainty due to COVID-19 has created a new need. Thankfully, unseen heroes are stepping up, making the impossible… possible. Prevailing above all, are the random acts of kindness being displayed around the world. Donations, prayers, words of encouragement, and those participating in social distancing are making these situations a ‘little’ more bearable. V is honoring three charities that have only amplified their mission statements to ensure that those most affected by COVID-19 are supported. For those in the position to, we have included links in which you can lend a helping hand.
Lady Gaga gave a huge announcement at a World’s Health Organization a few weeks ago press conference. Tonight, Global Citizen, in partnership with the World Health Organization will broadcast a special event, ‘One World: Together At Home’, where the superstar will be providing fans with a live stream concert and a star-studded lineup, hosted by TV talk show hosts, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert. Together they have raised a generous $35 million by utilizing her platform to provide entertainment and comfort during these times.
The line-up for the broadcast special is Alicia Keys, Awkwafina, Andrea Boccelli, Billie Eilish, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Chris Martin, David Beckham and Victoria Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Keith Urban, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, The Rolling Stones, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and more.
Tune in tonight at 8 PM EST and 5 p.m. PT on streaming services. It will air on networks such as ABC, NBC, and CBS and ViacomCBS Networks, The CW, iHeartMedia, Bell Media, the BBC, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu Plus, AXS TV, beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, RTE, Instagram, Twitter, Yahoo. To continue accelerating research in hopes of the development of a vaccine for COVID-19, if possible donate here.
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We’ve added even more incredible artists to One World: #TogetherAtHome to help ramp up the fight against COVID-19. Tune in on April 18 for stories from frontline workers, performances, and commitments to the @WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund. ⭕ Check the link in our bio to find out how you can watch or visit globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.
V and VMAN are honoring charities that have only amplified their mission statements to ensure that those most affected by COVID-19 are supported. For those in the position to, we have included links in which you can lend a helping hand. Check out some more charities to donate to, below.
Boys and Girls Club of America: Click here to help keep kids in a safe environment that allows for learning, playing and growing during the coronavirus.
CDC Foundation: Click here to help the CDC be prepared to strengthen security needs and immediate COVID-19 responses.
Ronald McDonald House Charities: Continue supporting families who have children with serious illnesses. You can donate here.
First Book: Click here to ensure kids are engaged in learning by providing with e-books and books to enjoy while out of school.
Meals on Wheels: Click here to lend a virtual hand and assist vulnerable seniors who are at higher risk of catching the infectious virus.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: With people confined to their homes, victims are more susceptible to domestic abuse. Click here for different ways to offer support during these times.