Celebrities to Join DREAM’s Seventh Annual Benefit and Awards in New York City

Celebrities to Join DREAM’s Seventh Annual Benefit and Awards in New York City

After seven consecutive years, The DREAM Project’s Sueños Benefit is now among the most eagerly awaited events of the New York City social calendar. Celebrities, educators and New York’s most prominent philanthropists gather every year to help DREAM expand their educational programs, impact more disadvantage communities and close the cycle of poverty in the Dominican Republic.

Sueños 2019is set to take place on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm atThe Mezzanine, located at 55 Broadway in Manhattan.  This year’s program will bring attendees through an experiential voyageof the Dominican Republic rich culture all under one empoweringnight full of exquisite food, music and more.

Sueños 2019red carpet kicks off the night at 6:30 pm with celebrity guest appearances by Dascha Polancofrom Orange is the New Black, Latin producer and co-founder of bachata group AventuraLenny Santos, and actor/writer Taye Diggs. Immediately followed by a VIP tastingfeaturing an exclusive Dominican culinary demonstration by Chef Kelvin, winner of Beat Bobby Flay. Tickets to this exclusive tasting are limited to 80 VIP guests, who will enjoy the exquisite culinary flavors of the Dominican Republic paired with signature cocktails by Brugal 1888.

Sueños 2019main event and awards begin at 7:30 pm with an open bar and passed Hors d’oeuvre for everyone.The soireéwill feature a presentation of the DREAM Educator of the Year andDREAMer of the Yearawards, followed by headline performances by the DREAM Bachata Academy Band. Formed by a group of DREAM Dominican students traveling from the Dominican Republic, the band will share the stage with the legendary Doug Wimbish from Living Colorsand the stars fromBroadway’s School of Rock, Brandon Niederauer andRaghav Mehrotra. Bachata, jazz and the sounds of rock are for sure a one-in-a-lifetime show not to be missed.

As usual, 100% proceeds from the event will go directly towards DREAM’s programs, impacting more than 9,000 Dominican youth in 27 different communities.

This year’s sponsors, helping DREAM create change and end the cycle of poverty in the Dominican Republic, include:JetBlue,Fast Enterprises,Brugal, Phoenix Tower International,  Dominican Republic Tourism, TheLatino Network Coalition, Beachwold Residential, andUnivision.

To be part of this stellar night and help us make a difference, please visit www.dominicandream.orgor purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/suenos-2019-tickets-54366459544?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.