Elton John AIDS Foundation OSCAR Party Raises $6 Million
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
CHOPARD - Passion for excellence: Louis-Ulysse Chopard founded his own workshop in 1860 in Sonvillier, the Swiss Jura. Since 1963 Chopard is owned by the Scheufele family and its headquarters are located in Geneva. Internationally renowned for its watch and jewellery creations, the Group today employs 1950 people worldwide. It is independent and vertically very integrated, controlling the entire process from design to distribution through 1515 points of sale and 145 dedicated boutiques. Over 30 different crafts are practised in 4 manufacturing sites with a strong emphasis on in-house training. Chopard has
NEURO DRINKS - Founded by Diana Jenkins, Neuro manufactures and markets a line of functional beverages that incorporates the latest in nutrition science and neurocognitive research to enhance your life. Whether you need to optimize your brainpower or focus your willpower, there's a neuro for that. The product line includes neuroSONIC, with a blend of caffeine and L-theanine to increase mental alertness so you can focus; neuroPASSION, with caffeine and L-citrulline to increase your drive to pursue what you love; neuroBLISS, with chamomile blended with L-theanine to reduce stress and keep you calm; neuroSUN, with your daily supply of vitamin D to improve your immunity; neuroTRIM, which includes a satisfying portion of fiber to control your appetite so you eat less; and neuroSLEEP, with melatonin and magnesium to improve your sleep so you can recharge. Each neuro has only 35 calories, contains no artificial flavors or colors, and has a fully recyclable bottle. Neuro is available at retailers nationwide. For more information, please visit www.drinkneuro.com.
WELLS FARGO - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune's 2012 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. For more information, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr.
AMERICAN AIRLINES - American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).
American Airlines is the official sponsoring airline of the SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE ©2015 Business Wire
SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE ©2015 Business Wire