The One World: Together At Home global broadcast event held over the weekend that included performances by Paul McCartney, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and many more has raised $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corporate partners and philanthropists announced their support for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, powered by the UN Foundation, during the broadcast, and donations to the fund will support WHO’s work around the world, the vaccine development alliance Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and UNICEF. The Together At Home effort will also aid over 100 additional local and regional charities that will also receive funds, including Education Cannot Wait, Direct Care, Feeding America and United Way, among others.
Global Citizen together with Lady Gaga presented the historic eight-hour globally promoted special that featured dozens of superstars and celebrities and garnered unprecedented worldwide distribution, reaching billions. More than 60 global broadcast networks, across more than 175 countries, nine digital platforms and hundreds of affiliates, celebrated and supported brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines. One World: Together At Home kicked-off with a six-hour digital stream that was followed by a two-hour broadcast special.
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