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Elton John World News: A Summary of Some Recent Benefits

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Wednesday 27 April 2005 @ 23:35 - GMT

Elton John and Andy RoddickThe April 20 Red Hot Pink party for breast cancer research ended up grossing four million dollars, the April 24, 2005 New York Times reported.

Nearly 850 guests, including Donald and Melania Trump, saw Elton and Josh Groban perform at the Waldorf-Astoria event.

Last night, the Rocket Man helped raise over $550,000 for the Andy Roddick Foundation, founded four years ago for ill, abused and neglected youngsters. He performed at Austin's Four Seasons, attracting attendees like Governor Rick Perry and country crooner Pam Tillis.

And last month, Ebay's auction of celebrity teddy bears--including Elton's with glasses, starred hat, toy baby grand and signed tee shirt, and Bernie Taupin's in western attire--netted $20,000 for the Matthew Shephard Foundation.

Read more at:

http://www.matthewshepard.org/bears/.