Be Chicago: Together We Can

NBC Sports Chicago to host ‘Together We Can’ telethon Wednesday, April 29th. Musical performers will include Chicago (featuring founding members
Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane and James Pankow), Plain White T’s, Brett Eldridge, Freddy Jones Band and Jim Peterik.

Be Chicago: Together We Can,” a four-hour, star-studded fundraiser to benefit the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund, will be presented Wednesday night on NBC Sports Chicago.

Airing from 7 to 11 p.m. CT, the event will feature appearances by dozens of celebrated athletes and exclusive musical performances from Chicago and Plain White T’s, among many others artists.

Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s David Kaplan and Eddie Olczyk, the special is being produced with United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust, which jointly established the emergency fund to aid local nonprofit organizations serving the region’s most vulnerable residents.

The program also will honor “Chicago’s frontline heroes” battling the coronavirus.

Special guests will include:

  • Horace Grant, Will Perdue, Bill Wennington from the 1990s Bulls.
  • Jermaine Dye, A.J. Pierzynski, Jon Garland, Cliff Politte, Geoff Blum and Ozzie Guillen from the 2005 White Sox.
  • Dave Bolland, Troy Brouwer, Andrew Ladd and Kris Versteeg from the 2010 Blackhawks. Also Blackhawks legends Denis Savard and Chris Chelios.
  • Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs from the Bears.
  • Isiah Thomas, Jabari Parker and Kendall Gill, all Chicago high school basketball legends.

Musical performers will include Chicago (featuring founding members Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane and James Pankow), Plain White T’s, Brett Eldredge, Freddy Jones Band and Jim Peterik.

You can live stream the event by authenticating your cable, satellite or streaming service HERE or watch on DirectTV Channel 665.

This article was originally published on robertfeder.com – you can donate to this worthy cause at chicagocovid19responsefund.org

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