Saturday, October 10, 2020
City View, Metreon
Virtual Cocktail Hour
Speaking program and award ceremony
Afterparty with DJ SeekTen
All registered viewers will receive a link to the event broadcast in the days leading up to October 10.
Philip Hodges • Megan Minkiewicz
Save the date for Tribute Celebration, a fabulous and inspiring evening honoring the achievements of community members and leaders in the fight to end HIV. This year, we’re bringing Tribute to YOU! Register to join us on October 10 and choose how you’d like to celebrate at home – from a cozy Tribute for Two package to a Tribute Dinner Party, complete with personal chef! San Francisco AIDS Foundation will deliver all food, cocktails, and party supplies to your doorstep.
Contactless delivery provided for all packages. San Francisco AIDS Foundation staff are working with local and state officials to ensure all relevant public health guidelines are followed so you can have a safe and enjoyable celebration come October 10.
Community Advocacy Award
Ms. Billie Cooper
Ms. Billie Cooper has been a fierce and fearless champion for Black, Trans, and Non-Binary people. From creating TransLife, our programming for Trans and Non-Binary people, to her longtime activism across numerous local organizations, as well as her historic election to the Castro Cultural District Advisory Board, Ms. Cooper has played a critical role in empowering the Bay Area transgender community.
Corporate Pillar Award
Morrison & Foerster
Morrison & Foerster’s enduring support through advocacy, pro bono legal counsel, volunteering, and funding demonstrates a true partnership with SFAF in our fight for health justice.
Cleve Jones Leadership Award
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
With a history of HIV activism that spans over three decades, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s commitment to people living with or at risk of HIV is undisputed. She has led legislative efforts to ensure HIV funding both domestically and globally, advance the priorities of people living with HIV, and end stigma and discrimination. Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership has played a critical role in improving the lives of people living with HIV, not just in the Bay Area, but across the country.
Start the evening with hosted bar, passed hors d’oeuvres and VIP entertainment.
VIP ticket required.
Cocktails & Dinner
Enjoy fabulous gourmet food stations and hosted bars.
Program & Live Auction
Support the cause and take home fabulous packages from our live and silent auctions.
Dessert & Dancing
Enjoy delicious dessert stations.
Join us on the dance floor to close out the evening in style.
Tribute Celebration Emcee
JONATHAN BENNETT Known for his star-making role as Aaron Samuels in the hit film MEAN GIRLS, Jonathan can currently be seen on the hit ABC show, STATION 19. He’s been a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race and hosts the Times Square New Year’s Eve bash each year. Jonathan has also starred in The CW’s SUPERGIRL, the hit CBS show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER, SHARKNADO, and THE HAUNTING OF SHARON TATE opposite Hilary Duff. He’s been a fan favorite on DANCING WITH THE STARS and hosted MTV’s competition series COPYCAT, which helped pave the way to his latest turn as a host on Food Network. He also executive produced and starred in the film AUTHORS ANONYMOUS opposite Kaley Cuoco, as well as SUBMERGED, directed by Steven C. Miller. Jonathan is currently based in Los Angeles.
Check out our amazing silent auction packages! No need to wait until the event, you can start bidding today.
All proceeds from Tribute Celebration directly support San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
Our vision to achieve health justice is centered around a commitment to addressing the political, social, and environmental conditions that create health disparities. Our work strengthens the public health system and actively engages clients in developing solutions to structural barriers and systemic oppression they may experience.
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Philip Hodges • Megan Minkiewicz
Peter Borkon • Jason Fenske • Heidi Kalsen • Chris Zolezzi