Sunday, September 7, 2008

SU2C Raises More Than $100 Million

Last Friday (September 5th), Kate Bosworth and Dana Delany both attended the Stand Up To Cancer Live broadcast telethon with of the most renowned personalities in TV, film, sports and music who came together to make history to raise money for cancer.

Now, Orlando Sentinel reports that the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon -- which aired on ABC, CBS and NBC simultaneously -- pushed money raised for research beyond $100 million. The starry tribute featured Patrick Swayze, Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Jack Black, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Aniston, Sheryl Crow, Christina Applegate, Katie Couric, Charles Gibson, Brian Williams and many others.

Preliminary ratings for the telethon put the average audience at 10.3 million for the hour.

The initiative started in late May and the money total reflects all the donations since then. If you want to be part of this uplifting effort, click here.

The SU2C Star Necklace

The STAR necklace worn by Kate Bosworth as well as Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and other "Just Stand Up" singers was exclusively designed by Jennifer Meyer to benefit Stand Up To Cancer.

The Star is a symbol of Stand Up To Cancer's Constellation. One can launch a star for anyone who has received a cancer diagnosis. All net proceeds from the purchase of the STAR go directly to Stand Up To Cancer.

Check out the 13 hottest singers of today who performed "Just Stand Up" the worldwide charity single benefiting Stand Up To Cancer during the su2c live telethon (Sept. 5th)...

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(1st Group Picture Left to Right) Keyshia Cole, Leona Lewis, Fergie, Ciara, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J Blige, Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Nicole Scherzinger at Conde Nast Media Group's Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks at Radio City Music Hall on September 5, 2008 in New York City.

Also, if you missed their performance of "Just Stand Up," you can watch it below via YouTube:

source: SU2C | mariah daily journal | beyonce world | jazzylambyL4L (for the HQ YT video)

Speaking of Kate, here are more pics of her arriving @ SU2C TV special:

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[photo credit: wireimage | fliss]

View more here and a few more previously posted here.

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