When Musicians Look to Offer a Helping Hand

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Many musicians are throwing benefits to help Haiti – from star Wyclef Jean to New York indie rock acts. And while Jean deals with accusations that his foundation evaded taxes, donations to Haiti have already surpassed $300 million dollars, the double given to the Tsunami in 2004 during the same amount of time. In an age of text donations, we discuss the effectiveness of music benefits in helping humanitarian causes.

Joining us are Ken Berger, president and CEO of the watchdog group Charity Navigator, and Daniel Bernard Roumain, a composer and violinist of Haitian descent.