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We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended our 10th Anniversary, and to all those who offered their support. We could not have asked for a better evening.

We hope you enjoyed yourself as much as we all did! From Taylor Mali’s beautiful words through Renee Elise Goldsberry’s amazing set, we loved every minute of it, and we are all truly honored to have had you there with us.

This event, though, wasn’t just a celebration, but also a fundraiser--and we surpassed our goals for the evening and raised nearly $500,000!

Thank you.

All proceeds from this event help Writopia Lab support and grow our diverse literary community of children and teens of all backgrounds, including low-income, refugee, LGBTQ, homeless, and hospitalized youth and youth involved with the criminal justice system.

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to so many of you who made this event possible:

Center View • The Writer's Rock • Elisabeth & Ed Wolfe • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee • Good Morning America • Hotel Tonight • Indian Head Camp • Julie & AJ Jacobs • Cinnamon Snail • Debra Wasserman & Jason Glasser • Maree Johnson-Baruch • NBC's Today Show • Treat House • LionTree • Yummy Eats • Lokal • Corporate Presence • Leslie Odom Jr. • Mile End Catering • Puzzle Catering • Cashmere Sale • Treats to Trust • Joseph Todd Events • Skadden • King Restaurant • Alicart Group • Broadway Plus • City Winery • The Crosswicks Foundation • John French • Rachel Ray • S Curve Records • Storm King • The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon • The Flom Foundation • Joseph Todd Events • Taylor Mali

And an extra special thank you to:

  • All the generous donors for helping Writopia further spread joy, literacy, and critical thinking through creative writing to writers of all backgrounds
  • Jeff Hiller, for hosting
  • Taylor Mali, for his performance
  • Jay Jay French, for orchestrating the auction
  • Renee Elise Goldsberry, for her performance
  • The Board of Directors and Benefit Committee, for helping to organize, and for underwriting the Benefit
  • The Writopia Team, for their incredible hard work bringing everything together

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