NOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- A vocal coach from New York City displayed a selfless act of kindness by organizing a fundraiser on her birthday.
Barbara Maier Gustern organized a benefit to mark her 85th birthday at Joe's Pub in Manhattan.
There were more than 25 performers at the event, and all of them had Gustern as a vocal teacher.
Together, they were able to raise nearly $15,000.
All of the proceeds were donated to the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen, which serves thousands of people in need each week.
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New York City vocal coach helps raise nearly $15,000 on 85th birthday