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12-12-12 Concert to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.

Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.

The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced.

According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “Starting at 7:30 p.m. EST, on December 12, “12-12-12,” The Concert for Sandy Relief, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of US and International television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading web sites. Check the listings on the website to see where you can watch locally.”

Locally, you can listen on 98 Rock (97.9 FM) in Tampa and on 105.9, The Buzz in Sarasota and Bradenton.

You can also donate to the American Red Cross, Long Island Cares and Island Harvest.

Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and funds for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy: Patch Rebuilds, Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund for every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds (up to $125,000).

Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors.

You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds websiterebuilds.patch.com, and tweet directly from the site.

For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.

marilyn malley December 11, 2012 at 12:07 AM
how do you get tickets. This is my 65th birthday.....12-12-47
Sherri Lonon December 11, 2012 at 12:11 PM
You can check out the concert website link in the story, Marilyn. I'm not entirely sure tickets are available, but you can listen and donate throughout the country. Happy birthday, by the way!
Michael D. December 11, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Eddie Vedder was amazing at Ruth Eckerd Hall last week.
RAJ (Bo) McMerritt December 11, 2012 at 03:17 PM
As many superstars that are going to show up why don't they just pony up and send in the money..sure would save all the theft that is going to be done inbetween the concert and Sandy victims.
Lorrainesfav December 15, 2012 at 02:10 PM
12 12 12 was the best concert of this century. The WHO were amazing! We really enjoyed the show.
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