The Serra Project/Aid for AIDS, in California, Honors Barbara Lazaroff, Dr. David Hardy and Actress Holland Taylor Aug. 24th

Aug 18, 2011, 19:33 ET from Alliance for Housing and Healing

MC: Lisa Ann Walter; Entertainment: Frenchie Davis, Oksana Kolesnikova; Auctioneer: Patrick Fabian.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Faire of the Heart, the annual fundraising gala of The Serra Project, an agency of Alliance for Housing and Healing honor three who have greatly contributed to the fields of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, hunger and medical research.  W. David Hardy, M.D. receives the Alliance Humanitarian Award. Barbara Lazaroff receives the Visionary Award. Actress Holland Taylor receives Aid for AIDS Celebrity Trailblazer Award.

Event support includes Mistress of Ceremonies Lisa Ann Walter, film star/comedian/producer, and Auctioneer Patrick Fabian, television and film star. Entertainment is by Frenchie Davis, semi-finalist on "The Voice," and concert pianist Oksana Kolesnikova. Major event sponsors are listed below.

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
Location: Beverly Hills Hotel
Time: Reception and red carpet 6 P.M.; Dinner, awards and entertainment 7 P.M.

Gold Heart Sponsors:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Barbara Lazaroff, Holland Taylor, Variety Magazine.

Silver Heart Sponsors:  
CBS, The David Geffen Foundation, W. David Hardy, M.D., Barry Goldblatt, Family and Friends, Barbara Lazaroff,  Luna Gardens Events, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels/Robert Nelson and Van Ramsey, Woody Sides, TR Family Trust/ Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.

Table Host Sponsors:
Catering By Field, Daughters Of Charity, Frontiers IN LA Magazine, genre hotels/ Kerry Flowers, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Modern Health, Dale Prokupek, M.D., Warner Bros. Television Inc.

A Faire Friends:
Lizette Ackerberg, Anawalt Lumber, Brian Stevens/Conference Direct, David Bohnett Foundation, Friends of Sheba Medical Center, The Gersh Agency, Laurie Hasencamp and Mike Lurey, Milken Family Foundation, John Monahan, Guy Paiement, QueensCare, Rogers & Cowen, Ana and Bob Silverstein, Squire, Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide - Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP, David W. Streets.

About Alliance for Housing and Healing: The California non-profit consists of The Serra Project , and Aid For AIDS. The mission is to provide the basic necessities of life to men, women, children and families living with HIV/AIDS through a safety net of essential housing and direct supportive services. See the websites: and

CONTACT: Jeannette Bondurant
TELEPHONE: 323-344-4882

SOURCE Alliance for Housing and Healing