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What’s Trending and Virgin Mobile Present The Tube-A-Tweet-A-Thon Holiday Spectacular

Tonight – Tune in at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET for what is guaranteed to be an awesome digital experience.

Mainstream and YouTube celebs will join forces to Raise Mad Cash for Homeless Youth during the 1st Annual Tube-A-Tweet-A-Thon Holiday Spectacular.

Emmy-nominated Shira Lazar, and her team at What’s Trending have joined with Virgin Mobile and will be airing this 1st EVER livestreamed interactive variety show on YouTube.

All donations received are benefitting the Covenant House, a non-profit organization with shelters around the country serving homeless youth.

For every tweet using the #Tubeathon hashtag, Virgin Mobile will also donate $1 to Covenant House (up to $50,000).

This will be an great event, the confirmed celebrity appearances and performers already includes

Pentatonix (NBC’s Sing Off Season 3 Winners), American Idol’s Pia Toscano and Jared Lee, actress Taryn Manning, Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately), iJustine (Actress, YouTube Star), Janina Gavankar (True Blood), Doug Benson (comedian), Epic Meal Time (YouTube stars and personalities), John Roberts (Comedian, Bobs Burgers), Bobak Ferdowsi (NASA’s Mohawk guy), Caine Monroy (Caine’s Arcade), Cimorelli, Hannah Hart (YouTube star/ My Drunk Kitchen), Grace Helbig (YouTube star/ DailyGrace), Emma Caulfield (actress), Bella Thorne and Adam Irigoyen (Shake it Up), Destorm (rapper, YouTube star), Shay Carl and the Shaytards (YouTube star), Kevin Pereira (Lets Ask America), Alison Haislip (G4 TV), Justin Willman (Nerdist, Cupcake Wars), Olga Kay (YouTube star), GloZell (YouTube star), Shanna Malcolm (YouTube star), Taryn Southern (actress), Austin Brown (musician), Tay Zonday (YouTube star), RealityChangers and many more.

Side note – don’t be surprised if Snoop Lion shows up too 🙂

Tune in at 6 PM PST / 9 PM ET at or watch below when the show goes LIVE

The Covenant House has shelters in 22 cities throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America, including homes in New Jersey and New York that were recently decimated by Hurricane Sandy.

Donations can be made via Twitter (with the #Tubeathon hashtag) or online at


James Hicks

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