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A Virtual ’90s Dance Party Benefit: LIVE on Instagram at 7:00PM on 5/2

by Arielle Witter
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Gone are the days of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, “No Scrubs” by TLC, and every amazing tune the Spice Girls ever released…or not. If you love the ’90s then you’re going to love this news — this Saturday, May 2nd, join us on the Hoboken Girl Instagram {@thehobokengirl} for a virtual ’90s throwback dance party benefit. Coinciding with our nightly cheers at 7:00PM, this Saturday, May 2nd, we’ll be hosting a live virtual dance party with DJ Cam to benefit the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Previously, we’ve held virtual dance party to benefit FLAG of Hoboken + Jersey City and now we’re turning the tables {the turntable, that is} to help the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps {just text “DONATE” to 646-692-0777}. Here are the details:

90s dance party benefit

How It Will Work:

1. Donate to the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps by texting “DONATE” to 646-692-0777, and then comment on our IG post once you send the message to request a song and tag your friends to join.

2. Then at 6:55PMish on Saturday night {or right at 7:00PM!}, sign on to Instagram and head to our @thehobokengirl feed and click our LIVE to join the party – where DJ Cam will be spinning live at 7:00-8:00PM. Do your normal cheer at 7:00PM, and then enjoy a little in-house ’90s dance party via your phone/tablet/laptop on Instagram.

3. We’ll also be giving away a piece of swag from our NEW HG Shop at 8PM, picking someone who’s on the live and in the comments section to pick something from the shop. {See our shop here!}

See More: Hudson County: Join Us at 7:00PM Nightly to Thank Our Health Heroes

Song Requests {for a Cause!}

Our 5/2 song will be “Listen to Your Heart” by DHT for everyone to play from their windows and balconies, and then after that DJ Cam will be taking ’90s-themed requests and spinning some tracks for the next 30 minutes for all to enjoy and dance to on our Instagram Live here.

Our last two virtual dance parties were to benefit the Front Line Appreciation Group {FLAG} of Hoboken + Jersey City, a local organization that is focused on helping and feeding members on, well, the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. Following the success of our last dance parties + support from locals, we were able to raise over $10,000 dollars for FLAG. “The FLAG formula lends to a $10 per meal model, so the $10k is 1,000 meals,” said founder Amy Frank Goldman.

Now, we’re hoping to do all of that over again for the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

If you want to make a song request, we only have one request for you — to donate to the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps!  Text “DONATE” to 646-692-0777 to donate!

It will be an honor system to donate + request, but we hope this encourages you to donate to this amazing organization serving our local heroes.

We may not be able to get to all song requests, but know we’ll do our best! 

Read More: 19 Ways to Help First Responders in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Beyond

About the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Established in 1971, the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps {HVAC} is the last 100% volunteer ambulance organization in Hudson County.  Since then, the organization has been providing completely free {you are only responsible for any hospital bills} medical services to anyone who needs their help. Currently, HVAC is going above and beyond to help our local community respond and combat COVID-19. That being said, we’re hoping to raise money for this great Mile Square organization to help them during this challenging time.

How to Donate and Make Your Song Request on Saturday

To donate directly to the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps on Saturday night, please text “DONATE” to 646-692-0777 to make your donation.

For song requests, head to the @thehobokengirl Instagram and comment under our post about the event that you’ve donated and your song request for DJ Cam. We’ll try our best to get to as many songs as possible, just know it’s all for a good cause!

Make sure to tune in on Saturday night, and either way – text “DONATE” to 646-692-0777 to support the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps!

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