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theme song by Nancy Lamott.
FEEDING THE NEEDY
Providing aid for HIV services, hunger programs and support for homeless and disenfranchised youth and seniors
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The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that raises funds for local community organizations through the production of quality entertainment fundraising events. Proceeds from these events are given as grants to selected beneficiaries in the community. Areas of focus include HIV/AIDS services, hunger programs, and programs for homeless and disenfranchised youth.
REAF’s fundraising events featuring many stars from the Broadway stage, film, television, and the recording industry. Events include a flagship concert and gala titled Help is on the Way; a similar holiday-themed concert titled Help is on the Way for the Holidays; an ongoing One Night Only benefit cabaret series of performances featuring the casts of touring Broadway Shows; and Broadway Bares: San Francisco Strips, a burlesque-style strip show in partnership with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
REAF is proud to have provided more than $4 million in funding to support local non-profit agencies since its inception, and that 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales have always gone directly to its beneficiary agencies.
After 26 years of producing outstanding, highly anticipated events in San Francisco, REAF is expanding to support Palm Springs and Coachella Valley non-profit organizations through fundraising events, starting in 2022. REAF-PS aims to raise funds for HIV/AIDS services, food/hunger programs, underserved seniors, and theater and arts programs. We are currently recruiting individuals to serve on a REAF-Palm Springs Management Committee to help manage these Palm Springs fundraising events. Anticipated programs for Palm Springs include:
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REAF-PS Management Committee Co-Chair / (415) 793-2370 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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REAF-Palm Springs is now in the planning stages and
WE NEED YOUR HELP.
REAF-PS is a volunteer-run non-profit organization that relies on individuals and businesses to support on our fundraising events. REAF-PS is seeking individuals, local businesses, and corporations to help us plan and produce fundraising events in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.
We are currently recruiting individuals to serve on a REAF-Palm Springs Management Committee to help manage our Palm Springs fundraising events. Volunteer positions can be short-term (e.g., volunteer for an event) or on-going (such as serving on a committee or volunteering at multiple events), and include:
HOUSE PARTY HOST
Offer your home as a venue for a REAF-PS House Party to help raise awareness and funds for our events. REAF-PS provides the entertainment and marketing/promotion; you provide the venue, food, and beverages.
Most REAF-PS events offer live and/or auctions that include donations from local businesses. We would love to highlight your business, products and services to the REAF-PS community while raising funds for local non-profit agencies in your community.
Make a donation in support of REAF-PS initiatives, events, and outreach