Abby laughing with a child.

Annual Benefit

May 29, 2024

Sesame Workshop’s Annual Benefit is our single largest fundraiser of the year. This star-studded event features remarkable honorees, special performances, and of course, the iconic Sesame Street Muppets. Together, we’ll celebrate Sesame Workshop’s ongoing work to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.

Elmo and Abby making a heart with their hands.

Save the Date

May 29, 2024
Cipriani 42nd Street, NYC

Join us on May 29, 2024, as we celebrate our commitment to children around the world and shine a spotlight on the importance of the early years. We know that providing children and families with the necessary tools to build brighter futures is essential and helps empower the next generation to create a better world for all of us.

For more information, please contact Sesame Workshop Benefit Headquarters at or 212-627-1000.

Program Details

Bill Demchak

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Accepted by Bill Demchak, Chairman, President and CEO
Civic Leadership Award

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes

Award-Winning Writer, Producer and Author
Joan Ganz Cooney Award

Abby hugging a child.

Every dollar helps bring sunnier days ahead to children who need it most.

Donate Today

Highlights From Years Past

For additional information, please contact Benefit Headquarters at or 212-627-1000.