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We are the world! During this festive season, let’s gather for an entertaining evening that supports compassion in action. Tzu Chi New York is bringing together young musical talent from along the East Coast, bringing together love and showcasing a brighter future through the power of music.
*All ticket proceeds will be towards charity, and each ticket is tax deductible after $50 from the ticket price deduction.
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Over 25 years devoted to music, Kevin So’s songs have been recorded and performed by Grammy Award singers and offer the best fusion of soul and blues.
The albums Annie Chen has released reveal the explosive power of her African-American jazz vocals. In addition to composing and singing, she is devoted to music education.
The band combines music and visuals in its performances, integrating timeless oriental beauty with modernity in the most down-to-earth way.
This successful “slashie” group offers a unique rock fusion sound created and performed by farmers and lawyers. The group has opened for guitar legend Michael Angelo Batio.
Keyboardist and music producer Li is a regular performer and music director on the East Coast and band music director and keyboardist for Chinese music shows in NYC.
This Canadian dancer and choreographer’s multi-disciplinary and solo works have been performed worldwide. She was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2021.
Amid the pandemic in New York, Tzu Chi Northeast Region continues to distribute vegetables and fruit as usual. Tzu Chi New York volunteers provide this food pantry service weekly. Currently, an average of 2,000 households benefit each month. The fresh produce offered is made possible thanks to food banks, government subsidies, suppliers, charitable donations, and the volunteers’ care. Tzu Chi New York is grateful it can harness the power of love to relieve community needs and looks forward to having more people join the effort, and spread positive energy together.
In July 2022, Tzu Chi New York’s Scholarship Award Ceremony returned. Tzu Chi Northeast Region awarded 22 outstanding students a $1,500 scholarship. The pandemic and inflation hugely impacted low-income families, and many fell into economic crisis. Tzu Chi’s scholarships alleviate the financial pressures of disadvantaged families, helping students focus on their studies.
As the New York City economy gradually recovers from the pandemic, the United States faces severe inflation. Due to financial pressure, many people can’t seek timely medical care. Tzu Chi Northeast Region resumed its annual clinic after three years of interruption, providing free medical services to the public. Since 2019, the Tzu Chi Vision Mobile Clinic has also offered free eye exams and prescription glasses in New York City’s underprivileged communities and public schools.