Keep A Child Alive, the organization associated with Grammy winner Alicia Keys, has postponed its annual "Black Ball" due to Hurricane/Super Storm "Sandy."
Issuing a statement Tuesday, the organization will be rescheduling the event, which was to take place Thursday, November 1 in New York City.
"Due to Hurricane Sandy, Keep a Child Alive has decided to postpone the 9th Annual Black Ball which was originally scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 1st. A new date for the Black Ball will be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, our thoughts and prayers are with all our fellow New Yorkers and everyone affected by this devastating storm," reports Keep A Child Alive
As previously reported, this year's event was to honor Oprah Winfrey and others for humanitarian their efforts. Beyonce was among those confirmed to perform.