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Sparkle SF Benefit to Support Under One Roof
Date Friday November 03
Time 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location Details
St. Regis Hotel San Francisco
125 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorMike Marshall
Emailmike [at] underoneroof.org
Phone415.503.2310
The Second Annual Sparkle SF event hosted by Under One Roof, a San Francisco-based non-profit that generates unrestricted funding on behalf of 33 AIDS service organizations.

Evening to include Sparkling Wine and Champagne tastings from 12-15 international producers including Iron Horse, Taltarni, Clover Hill, Yarrabank and Gruet, plus many more.

Live and silent auction items including exciting wine-focused international trip packages plus the chance to design Champagne labels and further personalize a fine wine collection.

Diamond Tastings donated by Joy Sterling of Iron Horse Vineyards. One authentic Diamond and 99 Cubic Zirconias will be placed in 100 Champagne flutes. Purchase one of these crystal sparklers for a chance to win.

Under One Roof generates unrestricted funds for HIV/AIDS service organizations (ASO's) through the sale of high quality gift merchandise. Using a unique business model, Under One Roof generates critical private sector funding for 33 non-profit organizations enabling them to focus on their service mission to provide direct and very necessary support to men, women and children struggling with the effects of the AIDS epidemic. These critical services include medical and psychological support, rent and legal assistance, access to hot meals and emergency financial assistance. 100% of Under One Roof's profits are disbursed to ASO's on a quarterly basis.

After funding initial investment in wholesale inventory, a participating AIDS service organization can re-invest its payout into additional purchases of merchandise, ultimately leveraging an initial investment, multiple times. Overall annual return on investment (ROI) for ASO's exceeds 50% annually at Under One Roof. To date, Under One Roof has sold over $11MM in retail merchandise benefiting the HIV/AIDS community.

For additional information, visit Under One Roof at 549 Castro Street, San Francisco (415) 503-2300 or go to http://www.underoneroof.org.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 17th, 2006 1:56 PM
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