This week additional talent has been announced for the upcoming COV-AID™ event, a one-day online charity event on Giving Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. The event will feature more than 10 hours of content showcasing popular gamers, athletes, artists and other personalities streamed across top social game-streaming platforms including Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Twitter and Facebook.
All proceeds will be donated to Americares and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help the fight against COVID-19, and to support front-line medical professionals, first responders, and families most directly affected by COVID-19. The event will feature a mix of interactive, live-streamed competitions and performances, plus pre-recorded content from entertainers, athletes, and other personalities.
Talent will include Grammy Award-winning artist Lil Jon; Super Bowl champion Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski; Rapper Waka Flocka Flame; Call of Duty champion SiLLY; esports organization SoaR Gaming; actor Donavan Carter (HBO “Ballers”); Rapper Slim Jxmmi; television presenter, actress, writer, video game journalist and producer Michele Morrow; Grammy Award-winning producer DJ Babey Drew; MLB players including former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader; Grammy Award-winning record producer DJ Infamous; Tony Award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga; streamer Sam Seum; and esports organization Ghost Gaming. Additional talent will be announced.
HOW TO WATCH
COV-AID is an egoless alliance of talent, distribution and nonprofit partners coming together to fight COVID-19. Event organizers and logistical partners will earn no revenue from COV-AID. All proceeds will support the event’s nonprofit beneficiaries and their work.
For more information, or to make a donation, please visit cov-aid.org.
Americares is providing desperately-needed personal protective equipment (PPE), training and emotional support to ensure health workers on the front lines of the pandemic can continue their lifesaving and life-changing work.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA
Boys & Girls Clubs of America is committed to remaining open to support the children and families of front-line medical professionals and essential workers while also providing meals and virtual learning at thousands of Clubs around the country.