The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) raised nearly $4 million at its 19th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on February 27 in Los Angeles, according to an EJAF statement. Dinner was followed by an auction and a viewing of the 83rd Academy Awards telecast. The event drew dozens of actors, musicians and other media figures, including Elton John and David Furnish, Heidi Klum and Seal, Jamie Foxx, Steven Tyler, Sharon Stone, John Waters and Rufus Wainwright. Money raised by EJAF supports HIV/AIDS outreach, prevention, care and support services in 55 countries.
To read the EJAF statement, click here.