Elton John AIDS Foundation OSCAR Party Raises $6 Million
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March 24, 2015
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The 21st annual
Attendees included Sir
Guests arrived at
The dinner was followed by a lively auction. Auction items included an iconic photograph of Faye Dunaway the morning after she won her Best Actress Oscar for "Network" by famed photographer Terry O'Neill that sold for $120,000; two sets of tickets to join Sir
In his remarks for the evening, EJAF Founder Sir
"How to Survive a Plague tells the story of AIDS activism in the earliest and most terrifying years of the AIDS epidemic. But you know what? Today, that activism is needed now more than ever if we are to achieve the promise of an AIDS-free generation," said Sir Elton. "Our Foundation is clear on what is needed, we're vocal in standing for what we believe, and we invest in the work that needs to be done. And I promise you that we'll keep on fighting until the politics and bureaucracies yield to reason and justice. I don't care how long it takes, we're going to fight, and we're going to win."
ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION - Sir
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