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Thank You

To all who helped make our benefit, Virtual Vereen & Friends, a success!

A Heartfelt THANK YOU to all those who participated in and supported our benefit event:

Virtual Vereen & Friends

Ben Vereen. Virtual Vereen and Friends.

Produced and Directed by

Ben Vereen

Co-Produced by

Pamela Cooper

Co-Produced by

Bee Season, Brian Dodson

Associate Producers,

Victoria Steineck &
Miguel Clarke

Did you miss Virtual Vereen and Friends?

Our Host:

Cheryl Wills, Spectrum News’ New York 1 News

Cheryl Wills NY1 News Care For the Homeless

Thank you to our celebrity guests for donating your time and talents

Talent Collage 1 Virtual Vereen and Friends

Shoshanna Bean Wayne Brady Glenn Close
David Copperfield
Bryan Cranston
Michael Feinstein

Jeff Goldblum
Clint Holmes

Sara Mearns and Joshua Bergasse Chita Rivera

Al Roker
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Nita Whitaker
Skye and

Liisi LaFontaine

Talent Virtual Vereen and Friends


Musical Arranger/ Keyboard Player

David Loeb

Bass Player

Mike Boone


Marc Dicciani

Dance arrangement

STORM – a Works and Process Virtual Commission

Performed by Sara Mearns

Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse

“The Storm Will Pass Soon Now”

Music and Lyrics by Zoe Sarnak

Vocals by Margo Seibert

Piano by Zoe Sarnak

Filmed by Joshua Bergasse

Edited by Lee Cherry

Thank you to our dedicated
Board of Directors

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For Your Leadership and Vision

President and CEO

George Nashak


Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated

Thank you, brothers: Harry Thomas, Craig Collins, Brian Dodson, Al Roker & Ben Vereen

Thank You

Pamela Cooper, Victoria Steineck,
and Nina Chae-Gordon

Our many CFH COVID-19 Impact Fund Donors

Our amazing Sunshine Sachs Team

Bee Season

Alex Coroneos,
NFP Productions LLC

Paula Cyhan
Graphic Design

Text to Pledge

Human Picture Initiative

Urban Voices Project

Thank You to Our Partner Site


The Living Room and Jackson Family Residence

Did you miss Virtual Vereen and Friends?
You can still support our work!

Every gift will receive a link to the video—you can have your own watch party! Text your pledge to:  646-891-4234  OR go to the ‘DONATE‘ button, and put Virtual Vereen in the ‘Other’ box.

Ben Vereen. Virtual Vereen and Friends.
___________________________________Photos by Isak Tiner