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Thursday, 21 December 2017
From the Elton John Aids Foundation
Project Dispatches, Winter 2017
• Our Club Love event round up
• The world's first social bond to fight HIV/AIDS
• Our communication with you: your preferences
November's Club Love
black tie dinner and cabaret, hosted by the one and only Graham Norton,
was held during the run up to World AIDS Day in London, and proved to
be wildly fun and exciting.
Guests included Ellie Goulding, Pixie Geldof, Rod Stewart, Penny
Lancaster, Dolph Lundgren and Darcey Bussell, who were treated to
performances by Sam Smith and Anne Marie and entertained by a line-up of cabaret artists including the Gypsy Queens, Le Gateau Chocolat, and Pam Ann.
evening raised over £1m for our local partner organisations working in
Africa, providing support, testing and treatment to the hardest-to-reach
communities in countries that criminalize same-sex relationships.
Lord Harry Dalmeny of Sotheby’s was auctioneer, presiding over bids for
exclusive lots such as an 18-carat white gold and diamond Bulgari Diva’s Dream necklace.
Vincent Reynes, Managing Director, Bulgari UK, commented: “We are proud
to continue to partner with the Elton John AIDS Foundation in the
creation of inspirational fundraising events which continue to achieve
so much in the fight against AIDS across the globe.”
EJAF launches the world’s first social impact bond
to fight HIV/AIDS
The Elton John AIDS Foundation has launched the world’s first ever
social impact bond to fight HIV/AIDS, supported by the Big Lottery Fund.
Our bond, the Social Investment Partnership,
is a new way of funding HIV/AIDS interventions by focusing and paying
for concrete outcomes. By identifying new cases of HIV and re-engaging
those who have dropped out of HIV care, our SIP tackles the most
difficult and entrenched HIV/AIDs related issues in South East London.
We have brought together private investors with the NHS, local councils
and voluntary groups to bring about these outcomes using evidence-based
Email Pedro Sampaio if you would like to discuss making an investment.
We hold information on our supporters –
whether collected at events or other activities, or found in the public
domain – in order to understand their interest in the Foundation.
We do this to make sure we only send information that is relevant, such
as invitations to our events and activities which build towards an AIDS
free future, and to keep you informed on our pioneering work across the
We will not share your information with
third parties. It is important to us to know that we are not sending you
unwanted information and that we are using the right means of
communication for you.
If you would prefer us not to contact you, or if you would prefer that
we use a different method of communication for you (for example, by post
or telephone) please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
A thank you from Sir Elton
This year we provided over 750,000 people with an HIV
test: the information that can save their life and protect their future.
We absolutely couldn’t do this without all the support we receive from
people like you.
You have made 2017 a special year. Thank you.
... and finally, Happy New Year from Coco Privé
Coco Privé -
whose exclusive Maldivian Island getaway attained the highest bid
during the Club Love auction - have kindly extended a very special offer
If you book before 12 January 2018, you can get sole hire of the island
for $35,000 per night (inclusive of taxes). The Island is fully staffed
with an extensive wine cellar, cocktail bar, dining room, kitchen and
private chef, indoor and outdoor gym, 40-metre pool and lounge, a
private chef, and a discreet butler service. For more information please
contact Lynn Villadolid at email@example.com
Elton John AIDS Foundation we believe that we can achieve a future free
from AIDS for everybody in this world. With enough support, love and
creativity, we know this is possible. With your help we can do more.
94% of the contribution you are willing to make will go directly to achieving our goal.