Sharon Stone to Chair amfAR's Milan Fashion Week Gala
Theophilus London and Anna Calvi to Perform; Event Presented by Moët Hennessy; After-Party Presented by Fendi
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York, NY, September 4, 2012--On Saturday, September 22, 2012, amfAR, The
Foundation for AIDS Research, will present amfAR Milano, the Foundation’s fourth
annual benefit held in conjunction with Milan Fashion Week. amfAR’s Global Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone will chair the event,
along with Silvia Venturini Fendi, Madame
Hind El Achchabi, Lapo Elkann, Christophe Navarre, and amfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole.
Milano will be presented by Moët Hennessy and hotel partner Westin Palace Milan.
The black-tie gala will take place at La Permanente and will feature cocktails,
dinner, and a live auction conducted by Sharon Stone. The evening will also include special performances
by fashion industry favorites Theophilus London and Anna Calvi.
O’ will present the official amfAR Milano after-party at La Permanente,
featuring a DJ set by Mark Ronson.
the years, the Italian fashion community has been exemplary in its support of
amfAR, with fashion houses and designers underwriting and leading many of the Foundation’s
most successful fundraising efforts. Since
amfAR’s first international benefit, held in 1993 during the Cannes Film Festival
and hosted by amfAR Founding International Chairman Dame Elizabeth Taylor, the
Foundation’s international galas in Milan, New York, Cannes, Venice, Rome, and
Dubai have become some of the most high-profile and eagerly anticipated charity
events in the world and have helped raise millions for critical AIDS research
The Foundation for AIDS Research is one of the world’s leading nonprofit
organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention,
treatment, education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy.
Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $366 million in its programs and has
awarded grants to more than 2,000 research teams worldwide. For more
information, please visit www.amfAR.org.
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