"Saturday Night Live": For only 39 cents, you can barely help a starving African village

But the villagers would really like it if you sent more

Published October 12, 2014 2:39PM (EDT)


On the most recent "Saturday Night Live," host Bill Hader played Charles Daniels, a concerned spokesman for HelpFund, a charity raising money for an unidentified African village. For only 39 cents, the price of a cup of coffee, he says, you can alleviate villagers' suffering.

"Ask for more," whispers a villager, played by Jay Pharoah.

"Why can't it be the price of an Arizona Iced Tea? Those are 99 cents," says another played by Leslie Jones.

Watch the clip below and learn how you can barely help the residents of... somewhere in Africa?

By Joanna Rothkopf

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