Join Academy of Friends' for our 37th Annual Academy Awards Night Gala with ticket sales benefitting HIV/AIDS Services in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In typical Academy of Friends' fashion, everyone at the event will enjoy food provided by the Bay Area's finest restaurants and caterers, wine and champagne by amazing vintners along with a fun way to watch the 2017 Oscars®.
- An amazing list of food tasting selections curated by tablehopper including some of the best SF restaurants including: Liholiho Yacht Club, Tartine, Perle, Mister Jiu's, Motze, Junju, Caviar Co, Chubby Noodle, Nomica, Dosa, The Saratoga, Onsen, Parallel 37, Salt & Straw, E&O, Pabu, Jane the Bakery, Bluestem Brasserie, Cypress Grove Cheese, Dabba, Slanted Door, more to be announced!
- Enjoy live entertainment and an after party with Go BANG!
- Lots of parking and close to public transportation
Our board is working hard to design an exciting 2017 Gala for you - we can't wait for you to see what we have up our sleeves!
Sponsors include Western Health Advantage, Mercedes Benz of San Francisco, Ketel One, iHeartRadio, Celebrity Cruises, China Eastern Airllines, band more to announced!
100% of ticket sales will be distributed to our six HIV/AIDS Services beneficiaries following the gala.
More details to be announced. Must be 21+.
About our beneficiary partners:
Aguilas: USA's oldest, continuous HIV prevention and support program for those at risk for or living with HIV for Latinos.
AIDS Legal Referral Panel: providing counsel to people with HIV in seven Bay Area counties as well as referrals.
HIV Nightline, a project of the SF Suicide Prevention Hotline: Phone services, information and support to anyone with HIV questions or concerns, both prevention and referrals for those living with HIV.
Maitri Compassionate Care: Only dedicated hospice for those living with HIV in Northern California. NOTE: YES! Since some people now make
miraculous comebacks, there are services for those who can get back to living independently upon release.
Openhouse: Housing, housing assistance and social programs (including buddy program) for LGBT seniors, including but not limited to those living with HIV.
Spahr Center: New name for the merger of two historic agencies in Marin; Marin AIDS Project with three decades of prevention, care and support around HIV/AIDS, and SPECTRUM, the LGBT Center of Marin. Both previous agencies were founded by Rev. Jane Spahr, the name honors her leadership.