Wyclef Jean and others support Love 'N Haiti Campaign

AllHipHop Staff

A number of celebrities are rallying behind Haiti to help

the embattled country win a global competition hosted by BBC World News and

Newsweek. Wyclef, actress/model Garcelle Beauvais, Russell

Simmons, Free (Power 105 FM), Sha Money, Tony Yayo, DJ

Whoo Kid, Mona Scott-Young (Monami Entertainment), actor Jamie Hector and singer Black Dada have signed on as

ambassadors for LOVE ‘N HAITI. LOVE ‘N HAITI

– an initiative also championed by President Bill Clinton -- is one of

twelve finalists in the BBC’s “World Challenge ’09,”

which will award a grant to the finalist with the most online votes. The cash

grant will help LOVE ‘N HAITI continue its recycling efforts, which aid

in decreasing deforestation, creating jobs, and reducing the incidence of


“I’m proud to be a part of this campaign, not

only because it’s for my people, but because I care about our

environment,” says Wyclef. “All it takes is one vote to make a

difference. We need everyone to support LOVE N’ HAITI!”

To log your vote for LOVE ‘N Haiti, visit http://www.theworldchallenge.co.uk/index.php.

Voting ends November 13.