Bergenfest is a "local concert on a global mission" with Wé McDonald of NBC's "The Voice" headlining the June 29 event.
Held at the Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood, the concert is for non-profit humanitarian organization TEEEM: The Empathetic Entrepreneur Equality Mission.
TEEEM raises funds and awareness toward world-wide community needs and includes students from across North Jersey.
Each high school is dedicated to a particular country:
- Ridgewood High School: Cambodia
- Northern Highlands Regional High School: Senegal
- Pascack Valley High School: Burkina Faso
- Westwood High School: Ethiopia
- Bergenfield High School: Peru
- Waldwick High School: Kenya
- Hackensack High School: TBD
TEEEM provides medical care, food, education and business support to communities around the globe.
More than 1,000 tickets had been sold for the concert as of June 15.
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