12-12-12 Concert to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Some of the biggest names in music will play at a concert on Wednesday to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation. Macomb Patch wants to help Patch communities on the East Coast rebuild, you can help, too.

Huge musicians including Eric Clapton and Alicia Keys are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.

The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced.

According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “Starting at 7:30 p.m. EST, on December 12, “12-12-12,” The Concert for Sandy Relief, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of US and International television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading web sites. Check the listings on the website to see where you can watch locally.”

U.S. networks on most cable and satellite systems serving Macomb Township that will carry the concert include: FX Movie Channel, AMC, The Hallmark Channel, Encore, HBO, ION Television, The Hallmark Channel, Showtime2, and VH1 Classic. The show will air 7:30 p.m. eastern time here in Macomb Township.

You can also donate to the American Red Cross.

Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and money for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy: Patch Rebuilds, Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund for every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds (up to $125,000).

Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors.

You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds websiterebuilds.patch.com, and tweet directly from the site.

For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.

Frustrated Old Man December 13, 2012 at 05:58 PM
I had to turn it off when Kanye West started with his buffoonery! Watching all the people in the audience actually acting as though it was cool, was even more pathetic!


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