In March 2011, Disaster struck Japan with an earthquake followed by a tsunami. The Death toll exceeded 10,000 citizens. People from many cultures and countries came together to help support the survivors of this massive natural disaster.
Among the many volunteers; Laura Lee, a young high school student, organized the “Kibo Japan” benefit in Tenafly, NJ to help the Tsunami survivors. With the help of Mayor Sophie Heymann and fundraiser organizers John and Cathy Coppolino; many came out to support this promising benefit. Including performers from the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, Grammy Award winners and host Super Model Emme.
Malachi was honored that Laura invited him to join some of the most profound performers in support of this outstanding benefit. This learning experience of the Japanese Culture captured the beauty of their traditions during this insightful benefit.