Teach The Youth Hip-Hop Benefit is coming to Weidner next month
The Weidner will partner for a second year with Cujo-Hip Hop to present Teach the Youth: A Hip-Hop Benefit in support of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Green Bay Youth Arts Initiative. This fundraising event will take place at the Weidner on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
“I created this event to be an accessible and relatable fundraiser to inspire more young people to get involved in philanthropy. The Club does a great job of empowering young people and giving them tools to improve. I’ve been inspired by both the staff and the young artists, and I want to help spread awareness and gain support for the amazing experiences they’re creating together,” says Cujo, event organizer and artist. .
Hear from the organizers of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay (BGCGB) about the impact of the Arts for Youth Initiative.
Teach the Youth Benefit will feature live performances from BGCGB and Cujo staff and young artists, with snacks and refreshments available for purchase. Sponsors are invited to participate in the benefit as follows:
There are three ways to give
- $10 admission ticket
- $3 raffle ticket (or 2 tickets for $5)
- Supply Drive Donation (listed below, high demand items in bold).
- Fiber Castel Black Drawing Markers
- Colored pencils and chalks
- construction paper
- Activity and coloring books
- Winter clothes
If you cannot attend the Teach the Youth benefit, a free donation can be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay.
Doors to the lobby for Teach the Youth: A Hip-Hop Benefit open at 5:30 p.m. at Weidner, with presentations and performances beginning at 6:00 p.m. For more information on the Teach the Youth benefit, please contact Cujo at [email protected]
The Weidner at UW-Green Bay is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,000-seat main venue, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard Recital Hall and the Jean Weidner Theater, as well as a dance studio and the Grand Foyer. The Weidner Center has the advantage of being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Weidner is home to UW-Green Bay music, theater and dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by guest artists and touring companies. Beyond the full-scale touring productions that grace the stage, The Weidner also focuses on academic development, programming and an impactful educational series – Stage Doors. For more information, visit WeidnerCenter.com and sign up for The Weidner Wire.