George Clooney & Julia Roberts Reunite at Hand in Hand Benefit

Hand In Hand A Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Organizers of Tuesday night's hurricane telethon have delivered on their promise to bring A-list talent to the table.

Rapper Drake, who had been one of the first celebrities to personally pledge funds to the Hurricane Harvey relief charities, also recorded a video message for the all-star telethon, expressing his awe at how people have rushed to help with the recovery efforts.

Of that $44M, $14 million was raised during the hour-long telethon, ABC News reports, and $30 million donated in the following hours. Hand in Hand, a Benefit for Hurricane Relief opened phone lines with three call centers across the nation where celebrities manned the phones, spoke to those making a donation, and helped ease the suffering of those impacted by recent hurricanes.

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The singer stressed the importance of coming together in such a divisive political moment.

The death toll of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma stands at approximately 85 thus far in Florida and Texas, according to the New York Times.

After their performance ended the evening, Strait and friends returned to Facebook Live for a almost two-hour performance to raise more money. The governor made the announcement at a press conference in San Antonio promoting the Hand In Hand Telethon featuring George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Chris Stapleton and several other guests.

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"Natural disasters don't discriminate", she said. "It doesn't matter if you are from Third World or River Oaks, we are all in this together".

Those without TV access can also stream the even live on AOL, Apple Music, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Beats 1 and Huffington Post.

Stevie Wonder performs during the Hand in Hand benefit for hurricane relief on September 12, 2017.

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The telethon will air from Los Angeles, but there will also be stages in NY and Nashville. Flooding and wreckage have left thousands of people stranded, but in spite of the terrifying effects of these storms, we've seen courage, hope, and an outpouring of generosity, and tonight's Hand in Hand Telethon was no different.

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