Saint Francis Foundation To Host Oscar Party Benefit For Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership

27 Jan, 2016, 10:00 ET from Saint Francis Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Francis Foundation will host "An Intimate Evening With Oscar" party to coincide with the Academy Awards on Feb. 28, with all proceeds to benefit Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership (Tenderloin HIP).

The fundraising event will be held in the Penthouse at the Fairmont San Francisco and features cuisine from Executive Chef Andrew Court, as well as live music. Five screening rooms will show the awards ceremony live. Space is limited, and tickets are recommended in advance.

The event is being hosted by the Saint Francis Foundation Ambassadors, which is a support group affiliated with the Foundation and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital. The mission of the Ambassadors is to recognize the diversity, value and needs of the Bay Area LGBT community and to collaborate, partner and foster the work in the community the Hospital serves.

The evening's Presenting Sponsor is San Francisco philanthropist Lola Bugatto. The Event Sponsor is Fairmont San Francisco, and the Media Sponsor is San Francisco Magazine. The Hon. Vaughn R. Walker and Kate Smith are the honorary hosts, and the Event Chair is Chris Meza, member of the board of Saint Francis Foundation and Chair of the Saint Francis Foundation Ambassadors.

"The Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership is doing outstanding work, and an 'Intimate Evening With Oscar' is a terrific opportunity to support that initiative," Ms. Bugatto said. "Thanks to the Saint Francis Foundation, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Saint Francis Foundation Ambassadors, our generous sponsors and the entire event committee for making this a can't-miss evening of fun."

Led by Saint Francis Foundation and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Tenderloin HIP was created to improve health outcomes of the Tenderloin community and works closely with local organizations, government agencies, and the philanthropic community. Together with its funding partners, Tenderloin HIP has made more than $2 million in grants to Tenderloin initiatives since 2014.

Tenderloin HIP's funding partners include Saint Francis Foundation, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Wells Fargo, Citi Community Development, PG&E, the San Francisco Foundation, Georgette M. Beainy Trust, Twitter, Carroll Obremskey Charitable Fund, Dolby and the Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

For more information about the Saint Francis Foundation or Tenderloin HIP, contact Kevin Causey, kevin.causey@saintfrancisfoundation.org.

Academy Award Nominee Tickets - $500 Each / General Admission
Academy Award Winner Tickets - $1,000 Each / VIP Admission
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About The Saint Francis Foundation
The mission of the Saint Francis Foundation is to raise funds and make grants that support and enhance the ability of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco to deliver exceptional health care services and compassionate care to its patients and to the communities the hospital serves. Established in 1979, the Saint Francis Foundation manages approximately $93 million in assets pledged to both the Foundation and the Hospital, representing the generosity of more than 4,000 donors. For more information, visit www.saintfrancisfoundation.org, or call 415.353.6650.

Saint Francis Foundation Media Contact:
Greg Berardi, 415.239.7826
Blue Marlin Partners
greg@bluemarlinpartners.com

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