May 28, 2017

Tag Archives: AmfAR

Kiehl’s Desert Run for amfAR

HollywoodNews.com: Kiehl’s Desert Run for amfAR, a motorcycle ride led by Kiehl’s President Chris Salgardo, will travel from Las Vegas to Los Angeles March 29 through April 2, 2012, to raise funds and awareness for amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. This ride brings together Kiehl’s unique 161-year-old heritage with[...]

Elton John Does a Lot of Good – Donated $8.3 million last year

HollywoodNews.com: The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced over $3.2 million in new grants that will further its mission to assist the most marginalized populations vulnerable to HIV infection. These new awards brought EJAF’s final total grant-making commitments for calendar 2011 to a record $8,316,871, with disbursements totaling $7,006,871[...]

Sandra Bullock’s son gets a Warhol painting as a gift

HollywoodNews.com: Sandra Bullock’s one-year-old son, Louis, gets better gifts than you as he now has his first Warhol painting. Sandra’s agents reportedly bought the painting for $14,000 at a charity event and gave it to Louis as a gift, states Hollyscoop. The charity event was the amFAR Inspiration Gala and the[...]

Sean Penn in Cannes Raising Money for Haiti

HollywoodNews.com: Tonight’s the annual amFAR dinner. But with no Sharon Stone (she was ousted last year in a political squabble), the once mighty AIDS fundraiser has been eclipsed. In the last three days, Sean Penn, director Paul Haggis, and supermodel Naomi Campbell have tapped the wealthy mainstays of Cannes[...]

What’s Up At the 2011 Cannes Film Festival?

HollywoodNews.com: The Cannes Film Festival remains a olly schedule nightmare. Why for example are there three films — “We Must Talk About Kevin,” “Restless,” and “Sleeping Beauty,” all on for the first Thursday? And virtually nothing on Friday and Saturday? There are other crazy conflicts. The premiere of Pedro Almodovar’s[...]

Elizabeth Taylor as remembered by Bill and Hillary Clinton

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: President Bill Clinton presented Elizabeth Taylor with the Presidential Citizens Medal in 2001 for her AIDS activism. He and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid tribute to Miss Taylor in this lengthy statement: “With the passing of Elizabeth Taylor, America has lost one of its greatest talents[...]

Madonna’s Raising Malawi charity received $1 million for personal appearance

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: AmFAR: that’s the celebrity studded fundraising group for AIDS research. When Dr. Mathilde Krim started it over 20 years ago. AmFAR was alone and a pioneer in bringing the plight of AIDS and HIV to the world. Two years ago Madonna made an appearance here in Cannes for[...]

Sharon Stone wanted back at AmFAR

By Roger Friedman Kevin Frost, the CEO of amFAR, sent me a statement this morning regarding Sharon Stone. He says: “Although Sharon won’t be with us this year because of her shooting schedule, we at amfAR hope she will join us again next year. Everyone recognizes the extraordinary passion and dedication[...]

Sharon Stone Out As Cannes AmFar Auction Star

By Roger Friedman Here’s a shocker: after raising $290 million over the last several years as cheerleader extraordinaire, Sharon Stone will not be at this year’s AmFar Cinema Against AIDS gala in Cannes. Sharon confirmed for me last night that AmFar simply didn’t invite her this year. “So I took a movie,”[...]