Celebrities launched a massive online campaign to help refugees
Celebrities from the worlds of film, music, television and sports joined a massive online campaign on Friday to defend Ukraine and help refugees.
The NGO initiative Global Citizen International Charity is named after stars like Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Jon Bon Jovi, Billie Eilish or the Jonas Brothers.
A cross-generational group of world stars on Friday called on governments, foundations, companies and individuals to help fund humanitarian efforts in Ukraine and asked celebrities to spread the word about the measure among their followers.
Refugees in Ukraine and elsewhere in the world need our help American singer and guitarist Bruce Springsteen said in his supporting video.
Actress and singer Barbra Streisand said on Twitter that she supports the campaign and hopes her followers will do the same. In a video uploaded to Instagram, Celine Dion called on world leaders to help all those forced to leave their homes.
Organizers say this is the biggest effort on social media to help refugees, asking people to explain in video why they support Ukraine’s cause, encouraging world leaders to donate to the donors’ conference in Warsaw on Saturday, and encouraging others to take part in the conference. the campaign.
Among the participants are many others including Adam Lambert, Alanis Morissette, Annie Lennox, Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Chris Isaac, Chris Rock, Demi Lovato, Carol King, John Batiste, Katy Perry, Leon Bridges, Madonna and Miley Cyrus , Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, Pharrell Williams, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shaquille O’Neal, Stevie Wonder, The Weeknd, Weezer, Radiohead, Miley Cyrus, U2, Usher and many more leading American professional basketball teams.
The campaign was launched a day before a donors’ conference in Warsaw on Saturday, chaired by Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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