to Host Stay Stream Occasion to Profit United Method’s India COVID Aid Efforts
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – United Way Worldwide, ATTN: and TikTok today announced a LIVE Stream Event Saturday May 22nd at the 7:00 p.m. ETWith Shuba Vedula, Musician and TikTok inventor (@tiktokbrownchick), in aid of United Way Worldwide’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.
The 45-minute event will be broadcast LIVE via @TikTokforGood, TikTok’s global center for social impact. There will be an interactive experience with Shuba, where viewers will learn more about the musician, get a tour of her home studio and have the opportunity to jam live with the artist directly. Throughout the live stream, the audience will have the opportunity to donate COVID Aid to India to provide families with essential items such as groceries and hygiene kits. There will also be video appearances from celebrities, including Tan France, Priyanka and Simmi singh. TikTok users can tune in to the LIVE stream by visiting @TikTokForGood via the mobile app or desktop / webapp.
How India United Way India continues to experience the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak and will distribute donations from the fund to help the hardest hit people in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha support and Bihar. India reports over 25 million COVID-19 cases and more than 280,000 deaths. These numbers have overwhelmed the health system, especially in densely populated cities, and are devastating the most vulnerable populations.
“This virus does not differentiate between borders and people, and as we speak, it is destroying thousands of families every day India“said Shuba.” With a little support, we can help our overseas neighbors breathe again and move closer to a time when we don’t have to worry about losing a loved one. “
“We have always believed that social media can be a place of entertainment and at the same time have a real impact on our world,” he said Taryn Crouthers, ATTN: Chief Operating Officer (COO). “Together with TikTok and the great artists participating, we look forward to raising money and awareness to help the people of India who need our support during this time. “
“The resurgence of the COVID-19 virus and its devastating effects India The health system highlights that the fight against the pandemic is far from over and shows how vulnerable vulnerable communities still are, “he said Neeraj Mehta, Interim President and CEO of United Way Worldwide. “I am encouraged by the work of the United Way India network and I am confident that thanks to the generosity of the global TikTok community, Shuba and all that is lining up on Saturday’s livestream, we can provide much-needed critical assistance to to alleviate the suffering of the marginalized population. ” . “
Last year, the United Way India network of seven local United Ways supported more than five million people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and upgraded infrastructure to more than 100 hospitals across the country. The response effort is led on-site by United Ways in Baroda. Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata and the rest of India is supported by India National United Way, United Way India.
To learn more about United Way India please visit: https://www.unitedway.org/local/india
About United Way
United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. With global reach and local impact, we improve the lives of 48 million people every year. United Way is the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit organization, serving 95% of the US communities and 40 countries and territories. That’s why we’re the mission of choice for 2.5 million volunteers, 7.7 million donors and 45,000 corporate partners. After COVID-19, we’re helping people stay in their homes, fill their pantries, and protect their lives and livelihoods. And we work to build resilient, just communities. Learn more at UnitedWay.org. Follow us: @United Way and #LiveUnited.
ATTN: is a media company that combines entertainment with current affairs to explain the world around us. We are leaders when it comes to reaching people who want context for the topics and conversations that are important to them.
TikTok is the leading destination for mobile short videos. TikTok’s mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has offices around the world, including The angel, new York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.
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