The Covent House hosted a star-studded fundraiser on Monday night to help homeless youth continue their work of saving lives.
Hosted by Tony-winner Adra MacDonald and CBS News ’John Dickerson,“ A Night of the Covenant House Stars ”was a virtual stand-in for the New Spring City organization’s annual spring celebration.
At the start of the two-hour event, Dickerson said, “We are all destabilized by COVD-19 and the homeless children have been really badly affected,” Dickerson said at the start of the two-hour event. “More than four million young people in the United States alone will face homelessness and the virus.” It spreads for them, their weak bodies and their anxieties No mind takes a chance.But they are not alone; there is a contract house.The door is still open 24/7 as before.There is still hope.There is courage.Love is there because people can discover what is good in us during this epidemic. There is always light in the house.
Starring John Sister Jovi, Alex Newell, Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Morgan Freeman, Andrew Rennells, Randy Jackson, Tony Schulhab, Rachel Brosnahan, Zachary Levy, Kela Settle, Ben Pasek, Justin Paul, and Deborah Cox. Jeremy Jordan, Lisa Loeb, Stephanie J. Block, Jacqueline Quinto, Chris O’Dwyer, Don O’Porter and Martin Short.
“To see it at the Covenant House tonight I just let all the young people say this: I believe you. I love you Dolly Parton said, I’m praying for you and rooting for you more than you can imagine.
A few of these young people across the United States live in facilities with their first-hand experiences.
“Yes, this virus has taken up arms in our lives and pushed us,” said Kevin Ryan, president and CEO of Content House International. “There is no question about it and it is a time of great pain and uncertainty. The worst pain can be ahead of us. It’s impossible to know for sure, but I know for sure what’s here – the love of boundless beautiful love is here and it’s ready for battle … love isn’t letting go. “
Stephen Colbert, appearing for the organization’s workforce development program, gave some jokes while remembering to build work while in high school.
“If they were renovating a house, they would give me a sled hammer and they would say, ‘Tear down everything we’re going to replace.’
Couple Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis talk to their eight-year-old son Russell about the challenges of homeschooling. “Math is killing me,” Day said.
Funding provider Broadway was livestream on demand.