Red Nose Day Comes To USA On NBC May 21st – Get Your Nose!

Red Nose Day Comes To USA On NBC May 21st – Get Your Nose!

The number one televised fundraising event in the UK, ‘Red Nose Day’ is coming to America for the first time this May 21st, on NBC. Celebrities, comedians and A-list artists will perform and take the stage live for a three hour event, raising money to fund programs that address the immediate needs of children and young people living in poverty.

Emmy Award-winning writer-director-producer Richard Curtis created the charity in 1985, using television and celebrity power to raise money and awareness. Over the charities 30 years, they have seen over 1 billion dollars raised. This year’s show which was televised in March in the UK, raised over £78,000,000 (118,887,600 US).

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RED NOSE DAY — Pictured: Christina Aguilera — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

People are encouraged to have fun and raise money through buying red noses (sold exclusively at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores nationwide), organizing fundraising events and watching and donating during the television special. The cost of each Red Nose is one dollar.

Red Nose Day – Stars In The Nose

The money raised during Red Nose Day will fund programs that address the immediate needs of children and young people living in poverty in the U.S., Africa, Asia and Latin America. Partners include Boys & Girls Clubs of America; charity: water; Children’s Health Fund; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; the Global Fund; Lift; National Council of La Raza; National Urban League; Oxfam America; Save the Children and United Way.

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RED NOSE DAY – Pictured: Nick Offerman — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

Stars Will Ferrell, Jennifer Hudson, Jack Black, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Michelle Rodriguez and Gwyneth Paltrow will appear, along with music sensations Sam Smith, John Legend and “Voice” coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams will participate during the live event.

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RED NOSE DAY – Pictured: (l-r) John Legend, Sam Smith — (Photo by: John Shearer/Comic Relief Ltd)

Additional guests include Matt Lauer, Carson Daly, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine, Jeff Goldblum, Billy Eichner, Martin Short, Laura Linney, Anna Kendrick, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and John Michael Higgins are also slated to appear, along with Bill and Melinda Gates, Stephen Merchant and many more.

Get your Red Nose Today!

To find out more about Red Nose Day, visit the official link http://www.nbc.com/red-nose-day

Red Nose Day’s live three hour televised event airs Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.

Photo: TOP RED NOSE DAY – Pictured: (l-r) John Legend, Sam Smith — (Photo by: John Shearer/Comic Relief Ltd)

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