The Shanti Project celebrated its 39th anniversary with their annual gala highlighting “Compassion Is Universal” by honoring the courage of its clients, the devotion of its volunteers, and the generosity of its supporters. Former Shanti client and now a member of the Democratic County Central Committee Matt Dorsey received the James C. Hormel Client Community Spirit Award and long-time volunteer Jill Isenstadt the Margot Murphy Breast Cancer Inspiration Award.
Bulgari recently unveiled its collection for the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at a private event in the San Francisco store.
David Carrillo and Lisa Sardegna recently hosted a small reception at their charming Pacific Heights home for supporters of amfAR, the Foundation for Aids Research, to learn a bit about what amfAR and its scientists have been working on recently.
Gordon and Ann Getty recently hosted a fundraiser in support of The Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund at UCSF Children’s Hospital, attended by philanthropists and business leaders such as Mayor Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis and Markos Kounalakis, Adorean Boleancu, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Elizabeth Funk, Afsaneh Akhtari, among others.