Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief

Derrick Santistevan

Looks by Elton John and Kelly Clarkson assisted Los Angeles TELEVISION station KTLA raise more than $700,000 (₤567,700) for Covid-19 relief.

Kelly, Josh Groban, Annie Lennox, CeeLo Green and others were amongst the stars who sang throughout KTLA’s Lead with Love: Project Angel Food Emergency Situation Telethon telethon on Saturday, for the city’s Project Angel Food charity.

Since Monday, their efficiencies, in addition to a fundraising message from Elton and his spouse David Furnish, had actually raised $702,000 (₤569,300), with contributions still open.

“We have always worked to make sure the most vulnerable people in the world are protected and cared for with love and compassion,” Elton stated in a message to fans throughout the telethon, according to Signboard.

“We have supported Project Angel Food through the (Elton John AIDS) foundation before, and we are proud to support ‘Lead With Love. For those watching from home, Project Angel Food needs your help urgently to keep doing what they do: serve others.”

Throughout the telethon, Kelly covered U2’s Still Have not Found What I’m Trying to find, with Josh singing his hit Lullaby, Annie her anthem Strolling on Broken Glass, and CeeLo, Lead Me – with Billy Idol, Kristin Chenoweth, Deborah Cox, and Juan Pablo di Speed likewise singing.

Project Angel Food was first released in 1989 in action to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and is continuing to serve medically-tailored meals to those with deadly diseases who are protecting throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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