DJ David Guetta teams up with UN to raise funds for Typhoon Yolanda victims

He’s using his celebrity status for a good cause.

Agence France-Presse (via reports that renowned DJ David Guetta and the United Nations launched last week a campaign titled "The World Needs More" to raise funds for the victims of typhoon "Yolanda" and the war in Syria.


The report explained that as part of the campaign, the French DJ and corporate giants "will pay out cash to the UN humanitarian agency when the hashtag #theworldneedsmore and other words are Tweeted." As the sponsor of the word "love," Guetta will be donating $1 every time someone uses the hashtags #theworldneedsmore #love. Major banks and other companies, meanwhile, are sponsoring words like "dreams," "strength" and "dialogue."


Guetta  launched the campaign on November 22 with a screening of the single "One Voice," which he performed with singer Mikky Ekko. The DJ said he was "moved" to launch the fundraiser by the conflict in Syria and the super typhoon that recently hit the Philippines.


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