TTWNYC participated for the first time on October 24th at 8:30pm in 2009 and represented with 97 zombie dancers in Astoria Park, Queens. Thrill The World 2009 had 278 registered events from 32 countries combining worldwide a total of 22,923 zombies. We broke The Record Holders Republic Record for Largest Simultaneous Thriller Dance as well as rose over $85,000 USD for 80 different charities. Our event collectively was able to raise $500 for a charity called Vh1 Save The Music! The VH1 Save The Music foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education in American Public Schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child’s complete education.
Please Enjoy Our WorldWide 2009 Event in Astoria Park, Queens, New York.
Friendships were created and Tribute Flashmob groups were formed. For more pics click here.
We were asked to dance for the upcoming movie King Of Pop A Killer video written and produced by Itsi Atkins. This helped us financially acquire permits from the city amongst other promotional opportunities.
We were invited to dance for the The Boomer Esiason Foundation Refi Rock Halloween Fundraising Party at Terminal 5 in New York City.
We also held a fundraiser at B. Smith restaurant: