32nd Broadway Flea Market Raises Over $900K for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
The annual fundraiser took over the theater district on September 30.
The 32nd annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, held on Sunday, September 30, in the heart of the theater district, raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The daylong celebration featured 58 tables, 80 of Broadway's brightest stars, and 210 live and silent auction items.
This year's grand total — the second-highest in the event's history — will help to provide lifesaving medication, healthy meals, emergency assistance, and social service support to those most in need in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. The 32 editions of the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction have collectively raised $14.5 million.
The tables at this year's market raised $442,316. The top 10 tables were Mean Girls with $34,965; ATPAM with $34,072; Wicked with $24,049; Anastasia with $22,151; Hamilton with $18,120; Dear Evan Hansen with $17,060; TDF's "Pik-a-Tkt" with $14,877; United Scenic Artists Local 829 with $12,287; Frozen with $11,984; and Creative Goods Merchandise with $10,258.
The day concluded in Shubert Alley with the live auction, which raised $336,700.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Since 1988, BC/EFA has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.