Usher, Donnell Jones, Maroon 5 and More Help Raise $6M for Atlanta Benefit
Last night in Atlanta, GA a few of today’s most prestige talents gathered for The Beloved Benefit, a community impact event that galvanizes the city of Atlanta, aiming to inspire positive change through greater economic mobility.
In attendance were for The 2022 Beloved Benefit featured special performances by three-time Grammy Award-winning pop band Maroon 5 and eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Usher. The evening was emceed by NBC Sports Host and Correspondent, Maria Taylor. Notable attendees included Mayor Andre Dickens, Jeff Foxworthy, Ernie Johnson, Donell Jones, Monica Kaufman Pearson, Khadeen Ellis, Jon Jon Traxx and more.
The event focused on raising awareness, securing funds and inspiring action to help shape Atlanta’s legacy with a vision of cultivating a community free of poverty, hunger and homelessness, where racism and prejudice is replaced with love and brotherhood. This year’s event also included a special tribute to the late Congressman John Lewis, a musical performance by Seasons Collective and a theatrical performance called “Little A.”
The $6.3 Million raised will be distributed directly to this year’s eight Nonprofit Beneficiaries and eleven Community Beacons, which prioritize economic and community development at the core of their missions. This year’s lead sponsors included The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Chick-fil-A, Inc., Mercedes-Benz Stadium, The Home Depot Foundation, The WestRock Foundation, Georgia Power, Peach Bowl, Inc., Truist, The Coca-Cola Company, Sunkist Growers and UPS. Additional major Beloved sponsors currently include AT&T, Choate Construction, Delta Air Lines, Inc., Google, Graphic Packaging International, NCR, Walton Communities and Wells Fargo.