Fundraisers

Fundraising events offer a way for our community to gather together and express their commitment to the cause, while providing vital opportunities to contribute to our work.

In addition to Tribute Celebration, our annual gala, we also offer chances for you to raise funds from your network, and have a ton of fun doing it. Every year, thousands of community members participate in one of our peer-to-peer events including AIDS/LifeCycle, Dining Out For Life, Santa Skivvies Run and Do It Yourself fundraising events.

All our events generate revenue that allows us to develop or sustain innovative and dynamic programming, while also bringing in a little sparkle.

Ensure that the lifesaving work continues, and have a lot of fun doing it. We know you’re passionate about ending the HIV epidemic and supporting our communities, and we can’t wait to see you at an upcoming event.

Save the Date

Dining Out For Life

Every year, on the fourth Tuesday of April, San Francisco restaurants donate 25% of the day’s proceeds to support our work. Dine out or join as an “ambassador” in a participating restaurant to raise funds for the cause. Invite your friends and family and host the night out.

Dine Out

Get a Taste

See what it’s like to participate as an ambassador in Dining Out For Life, and how the funds raised support our work.

Join us as a corporate event sponsor to create a bigger impact in our communities.

AIDS/LifeCycle

AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7 day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, co-produced by and benefiting San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The event raises awareness about the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic and funds services such as HIV testing, prevention, care, and much more. Join as a Rider, a Roadie or a Virtual Cyclist.

Ride On

Ride Love Live

See what makes the AIDS/LifeCycle community so special, and how the funds raised from the event change lives.

Tribute Celebration

Every September, we get fancy for our annual evening gala, with dinner, drinks and special entertainment. Tribute Celebration honors leaders in the fight to end the HIV epidemic.

Get Glam
“It’s moments like these where we get to come together with our chosen families, with our community and remind ourselves, that we are better together, that we’ve been here before, that we can do this together.”
Billy Porter 2018 Tribute honoree and star of FX's POSE

Santa Skivvies Run

Drop trou and join us for a festive 1-mile fun run through the streets of the Castro in December. Participants raise funds to support our work and show off their favorite holiday skivvies during the run and afterparty.

Drop Trou

Santa Skivvies Run

Get into the holiday spirit with this peek at our festive fun through the Castro.

Do It Yourself

Throughout the year, host your own fundraising event to support our work. Whether you’re participating in an existing athletic event or want to create your own event, we’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide. Email eventinfo@sfaf.org for more information.

Your Impact

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Number of sterile syringes provided by raising $3,000

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Number of HIV and STI tests provided by raising $1,000

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Number of gay, bi & queer men provided with one-one-one counseling for a month by raising $100

Established in 1982, our work has always centered our communities, delivering services needed to end the epidemic. We have always refused to accept HIV as inevitable. Find out more about our work and how funds you raise are propelling our communities forward.