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 BBCs 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
Im proud to be a part of this campaign, not
only because its 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.