All five living former U.S. presidents will come together in Texas on Saturday night for a hurricane relief fundraising concert. The event will be live streamed.
“Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal” is the latest chapter of an initiative first launched in early September to raise money and awareness for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Soon after former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Jimmy Carter launched their “One America Appeal,” they expanded its focus to include areas most affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Sadly, the five former leaders of the free world won’t be playing in the world’s most exclusive band on Saturday night. But they will speak about volunteerism, first responders and other important topics in the middle of a program that’s slated to include performances by Alabama, the Gatlins, Lyle Lovett, Yolanda Adams, Robert Earl Keen and others.
Here’s what you need to know about “Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal:”
WHEN: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Central Time), Saturday, Oct. 21.
WHERE: Reed Arena, Texas A&M University
TICKETS: Sold out within 24 hours, a spokesperson said. Some 11,000 people will attend, including all five living former U.S. presidents.
HOW TO WATCH: The concert will be livestreamed at the One America Appeal site at youtube.com/OneAmericaAppeal
HOW YOU CAN DONATE: Text “ONEAMERICA” TO 50555 to give $10. Or go to www.oneamericaappeal.org to donate any amount.