the event

...although it's more fun to play!

What's your peeking style? Eyes Wide Shut? American Beauty? Rear Window?

No matter how you play, you'll find plenty of intrigue, mystery and surprises at the 31st annual Academy of Friends Gala.

Join us at the Galleria at San Francisco Design Center on Sunday, February 27, 2011 for an evening of secrets, sips and stunning style as we celebrate the Academy Awards® night and support organizations that help those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Bid on sinful vacations, sexy jewels and stimulating fashions in the Silent Auction.
Enjoy libations from the best restaurants, distilleries and wineries and lounge behind the curtains of SF's top designers. Watch the Academy Awards broadcast as well as a live drawing to win a new 2011 Audi.

General admission ticket price: $250

BUY TICKETS HERE




the event
5:00 pm
General Reception Featuring the Bay Area’s
Best Restaurants, Caterers, Food Purveyors & Wineries

Academy Awards® Broadcast Begins

Silent Auction


 
7:00 pm
VIP Lounge Opens


 
 
11:00 pm
Academy of Friends Gala Concludes

 

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presenting sponsor

 



 
major sponsors

 
Smirnoff Vodka Merill Lynch Wealth Managemnt Blueprint Studios Propane Studio Star 103 Radio Royal Motor Sales SWISS Moon Mountain Vodka Wild 94.9 Radio Eleven Advertising & Marketing 7x7 Golds Gym 98.1 KissFM Radio Posterscope USA

 
sponsors

 
Merryvale Vineyards OMNI Hotel San Francisco Barefoot Wine & Bubbly FIJI Water Renaissance The Stanford Court Hotel San Francisco Jack Trux Metrovision

 
supporters

 

Badlands

Bloomingdale's

Clear Channel SF

CLIFT

Got Light?

Here Media

JC Decaux, North America

La Tavola Fine
Linen Rental

McCune Audio, Video, Lighting

Metro Traffic Radio

MSN

National Print Group

Randy Stevens

Robert Bengston Photography

SF Bay Gauradin

San Francisco Opera

SF Weekly

Sugar Network

Toad Hall

Titan

Verifone

Wall Street Journal

Yahoo!




 


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The proceeds from the 2011 Academy of Friends gala support 10 local HIV/AIDS organizations.

Over the past 31 years, Academy of Friends has granted more than $8 million to 70 organizations providing direct care and support to nearly 200,000 people of every race, gender, age and socio-economic background. Join us at this years Gala and help us make a difference in the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS.

AIDS Legal Referral Panel,
San Francisco

Asian & Pacific Islander
Wellness Center, San Francisco

Face to Face
Sonoma County

Huckleberry Youth Programs
San Francisco

Maitri
San Francisco

Project Inform
San Francisco

Positive Resource Center
San Francisco

Shanti
San Francisco

Tenderloin Health,
San Francisco

Women’s HIV Program at UCSF, San Francisco


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