Bernie Klein Underprivileged Children’s Fund

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BERNIE KLEIN was BALLET APETREI’s Board President in 1988 when Constantin Apetrei created EDWARD SCISSORHANDS. Bernie raised over $50,000 and worked alongside Constantin in every step of the production.  BALLET APETREI will be forever grateful for Bernie’s unyielding support and dedication and in his honor, we have established…

THE BERNIE KLEIN UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN’S FUND

Throughout the season, BALLET APETREI conducts a variety of fundraisers specifically targeted to benefit the BERNIE KLEIN UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN’S FUND. Previous fundraisers have included “Adopt an Angel” ornaments, “Nutcracker Pictures”, and “Ballerina Babysitting” nights. While these fundraisers are the main source of funding for our “charity within a charity”, donations to the BERNIE KLEIN UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN’S FUND may be made at any time.

Since being established, the BERNIE KLEIN UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN’S FUND has sent hundreds of less fortunate children, who otherwise would never experience the cultural arts, to see performances of The Nutcracker. This includes ticket cost and bus transportation.

As a reminder, BALLET APETREI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Thank you for your continued support!