The White House, President George W. Bush Click to print this document

For Immediate Release
January 4, 2005

Celebrities Support Tsunami Victims

American celebrities are using their fame andmoney to help tsunami victims in Southeast Asia.Actress Sandra Bullock donated $1 million to the American Red Cross for tsunami relief. Fourteen NBC-owned stationsand UNICEF arehosting a one-hour tsunami relief telethon on January 5.NBC Universal will also preempt an hour of prime-time programming on all NBC-owned stations on January 15 for another livetelethonwith celebrities and music. These are just a few of the ways that Americans are coming together to aid those affected by the tsunamis.

Source: American Red Cross (, The Washington Post and NBC 10 (

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