America’s Best Dance Crew, MTV’s reality street dancing competition, is celebrating its 5 year anniversary by having its former champions, including this year’s winning crew, dance on the same stage representing people in their respective community doing great charitable work. Poreotix, the all-male robotic dance crew with hilarious moves from Westminster, CA was crowned Season 5’s America’s Best Dance Crew last Thursday as it faced off against the masterful Canadian technicians Blueprint Cru. The special ABDC: Champions For Charity episode featuring the five winning crews, all hailing from the West, will surely be a show-stopping event. When else are you gonna have the best street crews in the country perform with each other on the same stage for your free viewing pleasure? If you haven’t seen Season 1 champions JabbaWockeeZ perform then you are seriously missing out, it is imperative that you tune in at 10PM EST on MTV for this special dance event.
Read on for information about what charity each crew is representing, courtesy of MTV.com
Poreotix – Season 5 Champions
Poreotix has united with an organization called Everybody Dance Now! EDN! provides a healthy outlet away from the peer pressure of violence, drugs, alcohol and body image in the form of dance.
We Are Heroes – Season 4 Champions
We Are Heroes, ABDC‘s only all-female winning crew, has banded together with the Spartant Sparkles, the nation’s first cheerleading squad for students with special needs. The kids have disabilities ranging from Down syndrome to autism and cheer alongside other cheerleaders at school pep rallies, as well as home football and basketball games.
Quest Crew – Season 3 Champions
Quest Crew has been working alongside an inspirational youth who created a movie called “Say It Loud,” which promotes the importance of education and having a “Plan B” when dreams of becoming a professional athlete, rapper or superstar fall short of the goal.
Super Cr3w – Season 2 Champions
Super Cr3w has joined up with Marvelyn Brown, a girl who’s HIV-positive and has spoken about the illness to half a million people around the world — 200,000 of which went out and got tested for the disease after hearing her.
JabbaWockeeZ – Season 1 Champions
JabbaWockeeZ has been working with a cancer survivor who, after having his left leg amputated, went on to become a successful Paralympic skier and create a social networking site for amputees to ask questions, get answers and develop an active community.
You can catch a repeat of last week’s season finale tonight at 9pm EST on MTV before the “Champions For Charity” episode at 10pm EST. Tune in to see Blueprint Cru perform again because they truly blew us away this season! And if you love Lady Gaga and dancing (and honestly who doesn’t?!) you need to check out their winning performance in Week 3 to my favorite Gaga song “Bad Romance” in the Lady Gaga Challenge.