A telethon to raise money for the Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition will feature appearances by local athletes, celebrities and Chicago musicians. Airing on NBC Sports Chicago as well as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, the money raised will support 10 Chicago charities. Chicago’s celebrated athletes from teams such as the Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs, Bears, and White Sox, along with other celebrities and musical performers, including Common and the classic rock band Chicago will join the event, hosted by Chicago’s own Deon Cole, star of the TV shows black-ish and grown-ish and Emmy-nominated writer of the Conan O’Brien show.
Event Cost: Free.
Event Time: 5 p.m.
*Chicago charities to receive the donations raised are: the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund; Greater Chicago Food Depository; the Salvation Army Metropolitan Division; The Night Ministry; Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Chicago; Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago; Jewish United Fund; Metropolitan Family Services; the 100 Club of Chicago; and Howard Brown Health.