FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bennah Serfaty, amfAR Senior Director of Communications, (212) 806-1607 or email@example.com
Louisa Fruehauf, amfAR Media Relations Associate, (212) 806-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Taciana Veloso, +55 11 3068 2000 or email@example.com
Larissa Lanzo, firstname.lastname@example.org
NEYMAR JR. AND SABRINA SATO
TO BE HONORED AT
THE 8th amfAR GALA SÃO PAULO
Special Performance by Seu Jorge
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, March 21, 2017 — amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will return to Brazil for its eighth annual amfAR Gala São Paulo on Friday April 13, 2018. The gala will once again be held at the home of Dinho Diniz, hosted by Dinho and Felipe Diniz, and will feature honoree tributes to Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. and television star Sabrina Sato for their longtime commitment to amfAR and other charitable causes.
The event will include cocktails, a black-tie gala dinner, a live auction, an honoree tribute, and a special David Bowie tribute performance by Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge. Chairs of the event include Anna Cleveland, Francisco Costa, Pauline Ducruet, Milutin Gatsby, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Carlos Jereissati Filho, Constance Jablonski, Ricky Martin, Vik Muniz and Malu Barreto, Pelé, and Ellen von Unwerth. Event Co-Chairs include Fran Cutler, Miguel Garcia, and Holger Marquardt.
The event’s Signature Sponsors are Iguatemi São Paulo, Karavelle, and Champagne Perrier-Jouët. Mercedes-Benz, Tivoli Mofarrej, and Vogue Brasil are the Associate Sponsors. Delta Air Lines is the Official Airline of amfAR. The amfAR Gala São Paulo is produced by Josh Wood/Josh Wood Productions.
To date, the amfAR Gala São Paulo has raised over $11.5 million for amfAR’s lifesaving AIDS research programs.
Tickets and tables for the event are available at http://www.amfar.org/sp2018/ or email email@example.com for more information.
amfAR, 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 advocacy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $517 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.