Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit Raises $11,196

Check Presented to Red Cross Dec. 21

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

For one night and for the purpose of goodwill, Hampton Roads united under one roof to help those victims who suffered massive devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. On Nov. 20, the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Sinclair Communications, raised $11,196 to go directly to the Red Cross SuperStorm Sandy Relief Fund.


This event was free and open to the public. All money was raised through donations at the door, silent auction items, and beer and wine sales. Several Hampton Roads eateries were provided food samples.


The evening featured acoustic music performances from a variety of Hampton Roads’ favorite bands.


Artists who donated their talents included: Jesse Chong, Mike Proffitt, Bryan Dunn, Seth Stainbeck, Brian Sewell, Pete Hansen, Dave Derring from Rock Star Parking, Yogi Bryan from the River Boyz, Maria Jay from Nitro Fish, Frank Laster from Pridemore, Steve & Stacie Stephens from EverAfter, Aaron Kershaw from Tailgate Down, Michele Hover from Borderline Crazy, Aaron Barlow from Snackbar Jones, Danica Delorean from the Deloreans, Party Fins, Fighting Jamesons­ and more. 


The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts was pleased to present the check for $11,196 directly to the Red Cross on Dec. 21.


About the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts:

The Sandler Center beckons patrons from its location in the heart of Virginia Beach’s Town Center. With 1,300 seats, the Sandler Center is an adaptable, acoustically superb space suited for virtually every kind of live performance. For a complete schedule of performances, visit