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The Official Cruiseline of REAF 

The Impact of REAF's Funding

Our resource guide to SF LGBT Nonprofits, Arts & Athletic Groups, Activities & Events

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REAF’s founders, the late Barbara Richmond and Peggy Ermet, envisioned a world without AIDS when they created this agency. REAF’s focus has always been, and continues to be, to support AIDS services until there is a cure. With recent advancements in HIV treatments and promising research for a cure however, REAF has expanded our focus areas of what we support andalso supports programs that provide food for the needy and programs that support homeless and disenfranchised youth in addition to continued funding for HIV programs in the SF 
​Bay Area.

Beneficiaries for our 2018 events to date include Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Positive Resource Center and AIDS Legal Referral Panel.  

silent & live auctions

Our year-long sponsors to date

All REAF events feature live and/or silent auctions to help offset the costs of productions and increase revenue to our beneficiary partners. Donors to our auctions receive recognition on our event website as well as onsite in the auction and in the auction handout at the gala. Live auction donations are also promoted from the stage during the auction as well as special promotions through social media. To make a donation to one of our live or silent auction packages, email us at or click the link below to download a donation form.

The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation​







Providing aid for HIV services, hunger programs and support for homeless and disenfranchised youth 

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​​​April 20: One Night Only with cast of Book of Mormon, Details TBA

June 21, 2020: Broadway Bares/San Francisco Strips V, DNA Lounge

August 16, 2020: Help is on the Way XXVI, Herbst Theater

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A program of REAF