|Published:||May 21, 2010 8:11 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 21, 2010 6:11 PM EDT|
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A concert organized to benefit Louisiana's wetlands and fishermen affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has raised just over $300,000.
David Freedman, general manager of WWOZ and a member of the Gulf Relief Foundation's board, said Friday that the first distribution from the fund will go to the fishing community most affected by the fishing closures in St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes.
Board member Sidney Torres, owner of SDT Waste and Disposal, says donations are still coming in and they're expecting a boost when the concert is broadcast at 10 p.m. CDT Saturday on Fuse TV.
The hour-long documentary will feature performances by Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Ani Difranco, Mos Def and Allen Toussaint.
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