The Mob Wives aren’t the only television stars whose neighborhoods have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The Jersey Shore, home to the show of he same name and a home to thousands of others, was ravaged by the storm, and tonight, MTV is holding a telethon starting at 11 p.m. ET/PT to raise funds, raise awareness, and start rebuilding. Tonight at 11 p.m., MTV will be broadcasting the Restore The Shore telethon featuring performances from Gym Class Heroes and Phillip Phillips and appearances from dozens of your favorite MTV stars. To find out more about the event, watch the clip above and read on.
Together we can Restore the Shore.
As part of the effort to help rebuild Seaside Heights, New Jersey — the heart of the Jersey Shore, which was devastated by Hurricane Sandy — some of entertainment’s biggest stars will be part of MTV’s “Restore the Shore,” a one-hour fundraising special airing live at 11pm ET on Thursday, November 15th.
The cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” – as well as stars from other top MTV shows including “Awkward,” “Teen Wolf,” “Teen Mom,” “The Challenge,” and “The Real World” – will be live in MTV’s Times Square studio, calling donors to thank them for giving. Stars contributing messages of support who will be featured on-air include One Direction, Mac Miller, Pharrell, Kim Kardashian, Ne-Yo, Bruno Mars, fun., the Jonas Brothers, All Time Low, Sean Kingston and many more.
“Restore the Shore” will also feature live performances from Gym Class Heroes (with special guest Oh Land) performing the comeback anthem “The Fighter,” as well as “American Idol” Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips performing his stirring hit “Home.”
Do your part now. Donate $25 or more here and receive an exclusive MTV “Restore the Shore” song bundle, which includes 30 songs from the past six seasons of “Jersey Shore.”
Or make a $10 donation by texting SHORE to 85944 (message and data rates will apply).
All funds raised will go to Architecture for Humanity, an internationally recognized non-profit that led rebuilding efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, which is now setting out to help rebuild the famed boardwalk, local businesses and homes in Seaside Heights ravaged by the storm.
We can. We will. Rebuild.