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'Jersey 4 Jersey' COVID-19 benefit show raises money for state's vulnerable communities

Posted at 9:14 AM, Apr 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 15:32:43-04

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) is holding "Jersey 4 Jersey" a one-night broadcast fundraiser to fight the medical, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey's most vulnerable communities.

Some of the major celebrities participating from their homes include Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Rock, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, Tony Bennett, Halsey, SZA, Danny DeVito, Chelsea Handler, Kelly Ripa, Charlie Puth and many more.

The state's first lady, Tammy Murphy, discussed the event with PIX11 Morning News, and explained the one-hour broadcast. She also said the HQ trivia game is hosting a special NJPRF night at 9 p.m. Wednesday. The company will donate $1 for every single person who plays HQ trivia that night.

Murphy is also hosting Facebook live event at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, to help women navigate pregnancy during this pandemic.

Watch the show live on PIX11 on Wednesday, April 22 at 7 p.m.

To donate, visit the NJPRF webiste.