Navigation Links
AMERICAN IDOL's Kris Allen Invites Fans in D.C. to an IDOL GIVES BACK Watch Party, Hosted by The United Nations Foundation and HOT 99.5
Date:4/21/2010

IDOL GIVES BACK to Benefit the UN Foundation, Wednesday, April 21, on FOX

Washington, D.C. (Vocus) April 21, 2010 -- AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 winner Kris Allen is visiting Washington, D.C. today as a guest of the United Nations Foundation to meet with students and political leaders to talk about his recent trip to Haiti and will join D.C. area IDOL fans at an IDOL GIVES BACK watch party. Allen will raise awareness about ongoing relief efforts and his cooperation with the UN Foundation to support the UN’s relief efforts in Haiti.

In February, Kris Allen and Kathy Calvin, CEO of the United Nations Foundation, traveled to Haiti and learned first-hand about the country’s continuing needs following January’s devastating earthquake. During the IDOL results show on Thursday, February 25, Allen performed The Beatles’ “Let it be” and shared footage of his trip. Allen’s performance was available on iTunes, with all proceeds going to the UN’s Haiti recovery.

“We want to thank all IDOL fans who already donated to help the UN help Haiti,” said Kathy Calvin. “The United Nations’ ongoing relief efforts in Haiti have accomplished significant good but still face significant challenges. Hundreds of thousands of Haitians have received help with access to water, health, and communications. There is still a lot more work ahead, and we want to help the UN as it faces these challenges together with the people of Haiti.”

“It was an intense trip, seeing all the rubble and devastation, although there was a lot of hope as well,” said Kris Allen. “The Haitians aren’t out of the woods yet, but together we can help keep their hopes alive and help Haiti to build a hopeful future.”

The IDOL GIVES BACK Watch Party with 19 Recordings/Jive Records artist Kris Allen, hosted by Hot 99.5 and the UN Foundation, takes place on Wednesday, April 21, 7:00-10:30 p.m., at the Hard Rock Cafe, 999 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. This event is free and open to the public, as space allows. Kris Allen will visit a music class at The School Without Walls (2130 G St. NW, Washington DC 20037) on Wednesday, April 21 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. to talk with students about his trip to Haiti.

IDOL GIVES BACK, the Emmy-winning television event and musical celebration developed by AMERICAN IDOL creator Simon Fuller, will air on Wednesday, April 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX and highlight of the work of the UN Foundation and the United Nations. The show will give viewers the opportunity to donate to featured UN Foundation programs, including Haiti relief and empowering women and girls in Ethiopia. To access resources on how to organize a watch party and how to donate, visit www.unfoundation.org/idol. Donations to the UN Foundation are tax-deductible.

The concept for the IDOL GIVES BACK Foundation was the brainchild of AMERICAN IDOL creator and executive producer Simon Fuller. The organization began as a meaningful way for those behind AMERICAN IDOL to give back in a significant way to causes throughout the world. IDOL GIVES BACK was successfully launched as a charity event in 2007. To date, over $140 million dollars has been donated.

About the United Nations Foundation
The United Nations Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation builds and implements public/private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and works to broaden support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach. Through campaigns and partnerships, the organization connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The campaigns reduce child mortality, empower women and girls, create a new energy future, secure peace and human rights, and promote technology innovation to improve health outcomes. For more information, visit www.unfoundation.org.

Media Contacts:
Amy DiElsi, United Nations Foundation, 202-492-3078
Gina Orr, 19 Entertainment, 310-777-1940

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Kris_Allen/UN_Foundation/prweb3905104.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. American Cancer Society's Inaugural Starry Night Gala Premiers at Trump National Golf Club
2. American Laser Centers Offers a Solution for Customers Whose Laser Cosmetic Providers Have Gone Out of Business
3. Gladstones Deepak Srivastava elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
4. Experts Urge FDA to Lower Salt in American Diet
5. Respiratory Therapist School, Pima Medical Institute, Donates Time, Money to American Lung Association
6. Over 10,000 Americans Join Lawsuit Against Obamacare
7. B. Eliot Cole, MD, Steps Down as Executive VP at Aventine Healthsciences and Executive Director of American Society of Pain Educators
8. Health Forum / American Hospital Association 2010 Leadership Summit
9. Groundbreaking MS research to be presented at American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
10. Lumenis to Showcase Latest Innovations at the 30th Annual American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Meeting (ASLMS) in Phoenix, Arizona
11. American Association of Diabetes Educators Selects GES
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
AMERICAN IDOL's Kris Allen Invites Fans in D.C. to an IDOL GIVES BACK Watch Party, Hosted by The United Nations Foundation and HOT 99.5
(Date:5/5/2016)... Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 ... ... distinctions among workers’ compensation laws in all U.S. states and certain Canadian provinces ... (IAIABC) and the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). , The report, ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Long Island’s fastest growing comprehensive ... noted Long Island eye surgeon, Kathleen Van Valkenburg, MD as part of their ongoing ... Martin, MD, medical director and managing partner of North Shore Eye Care. , ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... Wis. (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... ... system to provide focused resources for veterinary professionals across the United States. The ... improving the lives of their patients and giving dog, cat and horse owners’ ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... ... people’s every day living patterns, Amerec, a Seattle-based steam bath and sauna manufacturer ... app. , The user interface of the app, developed for both smartphones and ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... When stiff and achy ... alleviate the pain that’s a common osteoarthritis (OA) symptom. Yet, numerous clinical studies ... with arthritis. , “Physical therapy exercises are commonly prescribed to individuals with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/5/2016)... -- Progra m m e ... , s mosquito in Cayman Islands ... by 96 %   Oxitec and the Cayman Islands ... Aedes aegypti, the dangerous mosquito that spreads dengue, Zika and chikungunya, ... Grand Cayman .  MRCU, a global leader in mosquito control, is planning ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced the ... 5 EU Markets"  report to their offering.  ,     (Logo: ... on the current Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner and cyclotron ... which includes France , Germany ... and the United Kingdom . ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... DUBLIN , May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... the addition of the  "Europe Thalassaemia Market ... to their offering.       (Logo: ... research Europe Thalassaemia Market and Competitive Landscape ... Thalassaemia pipeline products, Thalassaemia epidemiology, Thalassaemia market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: