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Celebrating Black History Month: A Look Back on HAM4CHANGE

How the Hamilton Cast Reunited on Looped to benefit 9 nonprofits working to end systemic racism in America
Abby Rodgers, Becca Tysk & Amy Willard
August 1, 2020 event | 5 min read

In celebration of Black History Month, Looped is looking back on HAM4CHANGE, the three-day virtual fundraiser organized by the original Broadway cast of Hamilton. 


HAM4CHANGE successfully raised over $1.1 million dollars for nine non-profit organizations working to fight racial injustice and end systemic racism in America. The event sold 15,500+ livestream tickets and 1,000+ Virtual Meet & Greets with 35 cast members, including the show’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, on Looped.


The nine supported organizations, which were personally chosen by the cast, included: 

When We All Vote, LEAP (Law Enforcement Accountability Project), BEAM (Black Emotional And Mental Health Collective), Until Freedom, Color of Change, Dance 4 Hope, Know your Rights Camp, BAI (Black Aids Institute) and African American Policy Forum.


This unique virtual event paired philanthropy with fun: sharing never-before-told cast stories, behind-the-scenes clips, trivia, live dance breaks, and their favorite fan cosplay costumes, all the while helping to educate donors on the importance of supporting the Black community and the fight to end racial injustice.


Looped was honored to help bring the Hamilton cast’s virtual fundraiser vision to life with HAM4CHANGE and support the fight to end systemic racism. To learn more about this event, check out screenshots from the livestream events and the highlight videos below:

The Original Cast of Hamilton reunites for HAM4CHANGE, a virtual fundraiser to benefit 9 organizations working to end systemic racism.


Highlights from the first night of HAM4CHANGE.

Phillipa Soo, Okieriete Onaodowan, and other members of the Original Cast of Hamilton perform a tribute to Hamilton lighting director Howell Binkley.

Highlights from the second night of HAM4CHANGE.

Hamilton cast members Andrew Chapelle, Leslie Odom Jr., Anthony Ramos, Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, and Javier Munoz share a laugh during the HAM4CHANGE virtual fundraiser.

Highlights from the third night of HAM4CHANGE.

Special thanks to the following Hamilton cast members for their contributions and support:

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Christopher Jackson, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan, Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Jonathan Groff, Brian d'Arcy James, Andrew Rannells, Rory O'Malley, Taran Killam, Javier Munoz, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Thayne Jasperson, Carleigh Bettoil, Andrew Chappelle, Ariana DeBose, Alysha Deslorieux, Hope Easterbrook, Neil Haskell, Sasha Hutchings, Elizabeth Judd Salinas, Morgan Marcell, Jon Rua, Austin Smith, Seth Stewart, Betsy Struxness, Ephraim Sykes, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler, and Stephanie Klemons

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