Bono and NBC news anchor Brian Williams are the newest board members
of a charity launched by the New Jersey governor and his wife to help
victims of Hurricane Sandy.
With their appointments, announced Tuesday, they join Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and other celebrities on the board.
So far, the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund has raised more than $32 million from more than 22,000 donors worldwide.
for his humanitarian efforts, Bono said he was inspired by the work of
volunteers after the superstorm hit. Williams grew up at the Jersey
The Oct. 29 storm was one of the worst to strike the
Northeast U.S. It is blamed for more than 130 deaths and tens of
billions of dollars in property damage.