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“Idol Gives Back”

March 17, 2008

"Idol Gives Back," television event and music celebration airing Wednesday, April 9 (7:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), will raise awareness and funds to benefit six charities including: the Children's Defense Fund, The Global Fund, Make It Right, Malaria No More, Save The Children and the Children's Health Fund.  Last April, “American Idol’s” special “Idol Gives Back” raised more than $74 million for the Charity Projects Entertainment Fund, a group established to raise awareness of poverty across the U.S. and in Africa.  Over $17,000 of the millions made came to Ozarks Food Harvest in the form of a grant for the organization’s Summer Food Serve Program (SFSP).