The biggest gathering of celebrities, artists, entertainers, and leaders are coming together on May 1 for the "The Call To Unite" event to support a singular purpose.

Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Mandy Moore, Common, Alanis Morissette, and a whole lot of others will be appearing virtually on a 24-hour live stream event that will unfold on May 1, Friday at 8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT. It will continuously air until the following day, May 2, Saturday ending at 8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT. The special event aims to put up funds and seek hands in supporting COVID-19 with their tagline "24 hours to be together as one."

"The Call to Unite" is presented by UNITE, a new collaborative organized by the longtime chairman and Special Olympics CEO Tim Shriver, together with people from all walks of life. As stated on the official website, the event is an invitation to the people all over the world to "recognize our shared humanity and offer one another support."

Among the "spiritual, civic, and cultural leaders" to join are former U.S. President George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Martin Luther King III, Deepak Chopra, Maria Shiver, Rick Warren, Jay Shetty, and Naomi Campbell. They will offer a word or two to inspire, instill hope, and channel energy to the viewers into a "global movement to directly support those in need."

Meanwhile, Common, Avril Lavigne, Jewel, Alani Morissette, 98 Degrees, LeAnn Rimes, Yo-Yo Ma, Amy Grant, Lea Salonga, Questlove, Mandy Moore, Kodi Lee are among the entertainers and artists to perform. They will extend their hands by performing songs and talents to offer hope.

The special opening hour will feature UNITE's forefront head, Tim Shriver, who will be hosting, together with Oprah, Eckhart Tolle, T.D. Jakes, former Presidents, and others. The next hours till the following day, leaders from different sectors and artists will join the frontliners and citizens across the globe.

Other celebs to grace the event are as follows: Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe, Mari Kondo, Simon Sinek, Debbie Allen, Steve Aoki, Yao Ming, CeCe Winans, and so much more. They will do their share through a song, story, prayer, talk, dance, meditation, sermon, poem, call to action or call to inaction "at a moment in which we need each other more than ever."

UNITE, in an official statement, recognizes that "billions of people are isolated and anxious because of the COVID-19 pandemic." Everyone is experiencing the inability to be together with loved ones. People suffer the immobility of not being able to work. They even are deprived of mourning those that have gone. UNITE sees that despite the situation of isolation, there exists abounding solidarity with "millions rising to the occasion by showing love and support in countless ways."

The mission of "The Call to Unite" hopes to achieve three primary goals. The first is to "be inspired and uplifted," which is what the more than 200 guests will do. The second is to "give direct support and serve." The viewers can respond by either sending donations through its partner GiveDirectly or choose volunteer activities, whether physically or virtually, through Points of Light.

The event will be streaming live through and also on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, LinkedIn, and SiriusXM Stars channel 109. Spotify will feature portions on-demand within 24 hours and beyond.