‘ET Canada’ plans fundraiser to help humanitarian efforts in COVID-ravaged India


TORONTO — LL Cool J, Russell Peters and Mindy Kaling are among the stars set to appear in a televised fundraising special to help India’s COVID-19 humanitarian crisis.

“ET Canada Presents: Help India” will air May 31 on Global and will also include appearances from Archie Panjabi, Victor Garber and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The half-hour, primetime broadcast will raise funds for the Humanitarian Coalition’s emergency response efforts in India, which is grappling with a devastating resurgence of the disease.

Other stars in the show include Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Jay Shetty, Sandy Sidhu, Rizwan Manji and Abhishek Bachchan.

The broadcast will also stream live and on demand with StackTV and the Global TV App.

Canadians can donate online at together.ca, by phone at 1-855-461-2154 or by texting TOGETHER to 45678 to donate $20.