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U2's the Edge Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

U2's the Edge Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief FundU2's the Edge Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

U2 guitarist the Edge has expanded his Music Rising initiative with a new Hurricane Sandy relief fund. Music Rising will donate an initial $250,000 to aid in rebuilding music programs in the tri-state area affected by Hurricane Sandy in October. For more information, visit Music Rising's website.

'12-12-12': The Nirvana-McCartney Megajam, Plus 10 Other Great Moments

Aside from big benefit events like 12-12-12, Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together and 4 Artists 1 Cause, individual artists have shown generosity: Lady Gaga donated $1 million to New York and the American Red Cross, and Rihanna donated $100,000 to the Food Bank of New York and turned an album release party into a charity event.