Meet Some of Our Sponsors

civic opera

Chicago Civic Orchestra and orchestra hall
Donated time, talent and resources

Art Norman BB King Ben Vereen

ART NORMAN
Ongoing support, time, talent and resources. Featured PTDYA in segment on NBC.

SHIRLEY KING
Donated time and talent
Guest artist at An Evening with Mike Jones and Friends, 2010 and 2011

BEN VEREEN
Donated time and talent.
Guest artist at Black History Celebration, African American Music Through the Ages, 2009.

Jerry Butler LeeAnn Trotter Mark Cherry

JERRY BUTLER
Donated time and talent
Guest artist at An Evening with Mike Jones and Friends, 2010

LEEANN TROTTER
Ongoing support, time, talent and resources. Featured PTDYA in segment on NBC.

MARC CHERRY
Friend of PTDYA and benefactor, 2013

Nia Peeples Shirley king Lisa Partker

NIA PEEPLES
Donated time and talent
Guest artist at  Fame Jr, 2012

B.B. KING
Limited Edition Lucille Guitar donated by Guitar Center and autographed by B.B. King, 2008

LISA PARKER
Ongoing support, time and talent and donation of NBC tour

soul train    

Teena Sloane-Hendricks
Event Producer
Soul Train Impact