the sky. I don't know what else to say. I'm overwhelmed. Amid so much heartache. The need so great now. Millions doing their best to battle back and rebuild their lives. This is a very strong... See More
the sky. I don't know what else to say. I'm overwhelmed. Amid so much heartache. The need so great now. Millions doing their best to battle back and rebuild their lives. This is a very strong community and it will be again some day. This morning, we'll show you the simple things the survivors need the most. Supplies. Shelter. Support and our love. ♪ now can help make a difference. Join our entire abc family for a day of hope, a day of renewal, a day of giving. ♪ it begins now right here on "gma." Announcer: A day of giving with robin, george, josh, sam and lara. And you heard that right, how heart warming to hear the voice of robin roberts right there. You see all the star power out right there as well. Rachael ray, our abc family lining up. cynthia McFadden. So many here today along with barbara walters as we man the phone banks. Call 1-800-help-now to help the victims of hurricane sandy. We did team up with the red cross for our special event. The $2 million commitment from our ceo of dizny. Disney. And ed sweeney who is championing his marathon. Our abc programs, our cable networks rallying around hurricane relief right now. You know how much it means. You know why robin roberts did not want to miss this. We all miss her so much. You just heard her voice. Now watch her message. George, it was so difficult for me to follow doctor's orders and stay home last week. Like so many, I felt helpsless watching all of those families impacted by sandy. I know what it's like to see your hometown virtually wiped out, because I remember, the day after katrina, hurricane katrina, being there in m beloved state of mississippi, walking in the rubble. The coastline unrecognizable. Family members were displaced for months. It took over a year for us to get back in the family home. I also vividly remember so many people coming up to me and asking me the same question. Does the rest of the country know, do they know what happened to us. Does anyone care? And that is why today, this day of giving is so meaningful. Please, give whatever you can. Any amount is greatly appreciated. If you can't make a donation, please consider giving in other ways. Your time. Volunteering. Taking a moment to stay a prayer. Sending positive energy, positive thoughts to all those that have been affected by sandy. Let them know we care by giving whatever we can. Bless you. And thank you. Bless you, robin roberts. Boy, she looks fantastic. Yeah, she looks amazing. You know, she wants to be here especially in this time of Well, she is here. Yes, she is, and her voice so powerful and the message so strong.
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