Bruce Springsteen made a video that was shown this morning on ABC Television’s “Good Morning America,” to announce a fundraiser supporting those affected by the pandemic.
“New Jersey has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and the people of New Jersey have always stepped up during difficult times. That’s why I am pleased to announce that on April 22, I hope you’ll join me, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Jon Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, Charlie Puth, SZA, Saquon Barkley, Danny DeVito, Chelsea Handler and many more for this special event. The event is called ‘Jersey for Jersey,’ and the proceeds will go to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. This is our effort to do everything we can for our folks here in the Garden State, and I hope you’ll join us. Thanks.”
You can watch the message, below.
(UPDATE: Additional details, including more lineup members and broadcast details, are now available here.)
Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Stewart, Goldberg, Puth and DeVito, along with Stephen Colbert, Carli Lloyd and New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy, previously appeared in a video supporting the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.
For more on the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, visit njprf.org.
Bruce Springsteen announced that he is teaming up with other New Jersey native celebrities for a #JerseyForJersey event that will raise money for the NJ pandemic relief fund. Tune in April 22nd on @ABCNetwork! pic.twitter.com/kgOKiqL15y— Good Morning America (@GMA) April 14, 2020
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