Jorge and Laura Posada, Hunt & Fish Club and VaynerMedia Plan Fundraiser

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Jorge and Laura Posada, Hunt & Fish Club and VaynerMedia Plan Nov 12 Celebrity Fundraiser to Help Puerto Rico. Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic), Brandon Victor Dixon (“Hamilton”), & DJ Clue to Perform at Event to Benefit The Foundation for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund

New York—November 3, 2017—Jorge and Laura Posada, New York’s Hunt & Fish Club, VaynerMedia, Orchid WorldWide and JConnelly have joined forces in support of The Foundation for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund to help families and kids devastated by Hurricane Maria in a celebrity fundraiser slated for Nov 12 at the Hunt & Fish Club, steps away from Times Square.

Legendary Yankee catcher Jorge Posada and his wife Laura Posada, an attorney and certified life coach, began raising funds to help families and children soon after Hurricane Maria laid waste to Puerto Rico. As it became clear that the island would need significantly more support in its recovery efforts, Hunt & Fish co-owners Eytan Sugarman and Anthony Scaramucci offered to co-host a fundraiser with the Posada Family and Gary Vaynerchuck, CEO of VaynerMedia.

The event—Hunt & Fish Club & VaynerMedia Care: Hurricane Maria Relief Fund—will feature performances by:

  • Ryan Tedder – award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and lead vocalist of OneRepublic.
  • Brandon Victor Dixon – Tony and Grammy Award nominee, fresh from his turn as Aaron Burr in Broadway smash hit “Hamilton.”
  • DJ Clue – New York City DJ legend and host of “Desert Storm Radio” on Power 105.1 FM.

Other celebrity guests will include, among others:

  • CC Sabathia – Yankees pitcher, Cy Young Award winner and his wife Amber.
  • Bernie Williams – former Yankees centerfielder, MLB All-Star, and Latin Grammy nominee.
  • Dascha Polanco & Selenis Leyva – stars of NetFlix’s “Orange Is the New Black.”
  • Ahmad Rashad – NFL & college football legend & Emmy Award winning sportscaster.
  • Bob Saget – Grammy-nominated comedian known for “Full House,” “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” “Entourage,” and “The Aristocrats.”
  • Lee Mazzilli – New York Mets centerfield legend.

For $1,750-a-person, donors may attend an exclusive private VIP cocktail reception starting at 5:30pm with the event’s hosts and celebrity guests, followed by the party at 6:30pm. For $1,000-a-person, donors may attend the party (6:30-9pm) that includes entertainment and an auction.

To make a donation to attend the Nov 12 event, please go to The Foundation for Puerto Rico’s EventBrite page here.

For additional information about VIP sponsorships or tickets call (212) 575-4949 between 11am and 8pm or email info@orchidworldwide.com.

About The Foundation for Puerto Rico

The Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR) is a 501(c)(3) local non-profit incorporated in 2011. FPR’s mission is to transform Puerto Rico into a premier destination for the world by developing and implementing sustainable strategies that drive the visitor economy in the island. Due to the devastating impact Hurricane Maria had on Puerto Rico, we are shifting our usual work duties to focus on relief efforts that will boost the recovery of our island and help those in need. For the time being, our work will focus on rebuilding the island. Once this has been accomplished, we will shift back to our usual work efforts of strengthening our home through the visitor economy. For more information, visit: www.foundationforpuertorico.org

About Hunt & Fish Club NYC

The Hunt & Fish Club is a 9,000-square-foot steakhouse in the heart of Midtown Manhattan with a classic, yet contemporary menu of exceptionally prepared steaks and game as well as a unique selection of canapés, seafood offerings, an extensive wine list and specialty cocktails. For more information, visit www.hfcnyc.com/the-restaurant

About VaynerMedia

VaynerMedia is a full-service digital agency built for the now. We partner with clients to drive their business outcomes with best-in-class modern video production, media planning & distribution, influencer marketing, Google & Alexa voice services, and everything in between. For more information, visit www.vaynermedia.com

About Orchid WorldWide

Orchid WorldWide is a full-service sales, marketing & connection agency. We promote boutique, whimsical, refreshing & extraordinary properties, spas, chefs & destinations all over the world to create awareness. We represent & build specialized relationships to increase visibility & revenue for our clients by connecting-the-dots with luxury lifestyle brands & influencers while mixing them with unique partners within the fashion, food & culture space. For more information, visit www.orchidworldwide.com.

About JConnelly

JConnelly is a communications and marketing agency working with brands to help them expand awareness, connect and engage with clients and stakeholders, influence change, amplify online presence and build community. We navigate the complex world of communications and effectively design and execute campaigns that are mission driven to deliver business-critical results. For more information, visit www.jconnelly.com.

Donor Contacts

The Foundation for Puerto Rico’s EventBrite page for the event is here.

Hunt & Fish Club NYC: (212) 575-4949 (11am-8pm ET)

Orchid WorldWide: info@orchidworldwide.com