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Heartsong’s mission is to provide clinically-based therapeutic, educational and rehabilitative creative arts programs that seek to enhance the functioning level and quality of life of individuals with special needs.

Your commitment and kindness will help these individuals reach their highest potential in an atmosphere that brings them great joy.



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Kodi Lee

Kodi Lee is the first-born child to Tina and Eric Lee. He is a 24-year-old blind and autistic musical prodigious savant. He is one of only approximately 25 in the world today who possess his extraordinary abilities. Kodi's amazing gift lies within his musical expression, perfect pitch, and passion for all forms of music. Kodi has an audio photographic memory, in which he can recall music he hears after just one listen. An unbelievable gift in itself, but his musical expression and prowess top even that.


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Pat Tully

With nearly 20 years of live auction experience, Pat Tully is New York City’s leading independent benefit Auctioneer. Mr. Tully has raised over $250 million dollars at over 1,000 nonprofit benefit events across the U.S. and around the world #HaveGavelWillTravel. He has performed live auctions with celebrities including Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jamie Foxx, Adrian Grenier, Kenan Thompson, and many others.

Mr. Tully’s vast clientele includes St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The American Cancer Society, and The Make-A-Wish Foundation. Beyond his live auction experience, Mr. Tully is the Co-founder of The Kate Shea Foundation for Leukemia research and previously served as Vice President of Development for The Ireland Funds. Given his deep background in the non-profit sector, Mr. Tully understands the unique challenges his clients face when planning and hosting a benefit event. His auction talents have been seen on TV on National Geographic’s Brain Games and he was also a guest Co-Host of The Morning Blend. He also created an auction game show titled Paddle Battle.Mr. Tully holds a B.A. degree in Communications from Marist College as well as a Certificate in Radio and Television Broadcasting from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. In addition, he holds a Benefit Auction Specialist designation from the National Auctioneers Association and is a member of The Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Gala Committee and Board


Brian Allen
Marion Anderson
Carrie & Bruce Bennett
John Cho
Jennifer Hastings
Victoria Hernandez

Fran Heyman
Karin & David Kulsar
Hellen Lee
Joseph Pigott
Justine Riordan
Sara Sampaio

*List in Formation



Brian Allen

Board of Directors

Gina DiFolco
Justine Riordan
Mary Stapleton


Elizabeth Barnhard
Jonathan S. Katz
Lisa Kunstadter
Paul D. Ranieri

Thomas J. Sullivan
Susan Varsames
James J. Veneruso

Executive Director

Marion J. Anderson

Clinical Director

Jennifer Hastings

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