Beloved Benefit raised $6.3 million and shines the line on social and economic issues
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – More than $6.3 million was raised Thursday night at Beloved Benefit to help nonprofit beneficiaries and 11 community beacons spur economic development, raise awareness of social justice issues , hunger, poverty and other issues in communities around Atlanta.
The event was moderated by host and NBC Sports correspondent Maria Taylor. Notable attendees included Monica Pearson of Peachtree TV, Mayor Andre Dickens, Jeff Foxworthy and many more.
A special tribute was paid to the late Congressman John Lewis.
The event included musical performances by Usher, Atlanta native Maroon 5, Seasons Collective, and a theatrical performance titled “Little A.”
Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Chick-Fil-A Rodney Bullard joined CBS46 in June to talk more about the event.
In 2019, organizers raised over $5 million for the West Side of the City.
Beneficiaries of the event included:
- Atlanta CareerRise
- Job Opportunity Center
- The Goodr Foundation
- Goodwill of North Georgia Career Training Center
- Latin American Association
- Community Development Organization Quest
- The village market
- Westside Future Fund
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Chick-fil-A, Inc., Mercedes-Benz Stadium, The Home Depot were among the many sponsors of the event.
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