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Vanessa Williams and Barry Manilow Join Red Cross to Raise Funds for Haiti

January 23, 2010 (2:50 am) GMT
Vanessa Williams and singer Barry Manilow give their support for an American Red Cross Haiti campaign by filming a public service announcement for the organization to urge people to donate.
Vanessa Williams and Barry Manilow Join Red Cross to Raise Funds for Haiti

Actress and veteran crooner have teamed up to support an American Red Cross Haiti campaign. The two stars, along with Los Angeles Lakers players and , have filmed a public service announcement for the organization to appeal for aid for the earthquake-ravaged country.

Williams says, "Give a dollar, give whatever you can. Your donations will make a difference," while Manilow adds, "Your contributions can help end the unimaginable suffering." The fundraising mission will help those left injured and homeless following last week's, January 12 massive quake.

Other artists who have showed their generosity in helping Haitian earthquake victims, who are left homeless and suffer after the disaster, included , , and . Jean raises funds through his Yele charity organization with the help of some artists. Pitt and Jolie have donated $1 million to help Doctors Without Borders in the earthquake-ravaged zone, while Winfrey calls her talk show viewers to donate to the Red Cross.

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