Jamie Foxx announces telethon for Harvey relief

In an Instagram post where the actor revealed his own donation of $25,000 to GlobalGiving, Foxx also shared preliminary plans for the upcoming benefit.”From a fellow Texan, my heart goes out. “September 12 we have a telethon that we’re doing. My prayers go out,” Foxx, from Terrell east of Dallas, said. Featuring the Sun Ra Arkestra,   the performance is titled “Orion’s Rise” and all proceeds will go to Hurricane Harvey relief. We’ll give you more details, so we can raise as much money as we can for everybody down there.”Scooter Braun, talent manager and mastermind of One Love Manchester,   is helming   the event along with rapper and   Houston   native Bun B.TMZ reported that Foxx, Reese Witherspoon, Blake Shelton, Hilary Duff and Michael Strahan are all involved with the project, with commitments from the four major broadcast networks to air the special for an hour on Sept. (Andrew Krech / News & Record via Associated Press)A new stream of celebrity support for victims of Hurricane Harvey opened Wednesday, as Jamie Foxx announced that a telethon fundraiser is in the works. Latest updates The outlet also reported that Bun B would only want President Trump’s presence if it was via a show of unity with other former presidents.Solange   also announced Wednesday   that she will be holding a benefit show at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre on Sept. 28. 12.In an interview with TMZ, Bun B said that fellow Houston natives Beyoncé and Jim Parsons are high on his wish list for the telethon.