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Hurricane Harvey benefit to be televised

A star-studded benefit for those affected by Hurricane Harvey is coming to a network near you. 
     
Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief will air live from Los Angeles, New York and Nashville on September 12. 
     
Viewers will be able to watch the telethon on NBC, CBS, ABC, CMT and Fox. It will also be available for viewing on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
     
The event will feature appearances by Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Blake Shelton and Reese Witherspoon.
     
Funding from the planned benefit will go to aid the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Feeding Texas and Direct Relief.
 
Drowned family of six
 
In the meantime, it has been revealed that the family of six who died in Hurricane Harvey is that of late singer Selena. 
     
The singer's father in a Facebook post said the family drowned when their vehicle was washed away by flood waters as they tried to escape. 
     
A GoFundMe page has been started in order to raise money for the rest of the family.
     
The goal of $20,000 has been surpassed.


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