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Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards
20 years of "The Chase"!Since 1995, the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala has raised millions of dollars for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project.
30th Anniversary, Board of Directors
Distinguished Leadership Award
Sponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center
2014 Partners for Life Award
Sponsored by Eisenhower Medical Center
2014 100 Women Award
Sponsored by Annette Bloch
2014 Arts & Activism Award
Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford, producers And the Band Played On
Ron Nyswaner, writer, and Ed Saxon, producer, Philadelphia
David France, writer and director, and Joy Tomchin, executive producer, How to Survive a Plague
Don Roos, writer, Boys on the Side
Past Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards
- 2013 Gala Program
- 2013 Auction Catalog
- 2012 Gala Program
- 2012 Live & Silent Auction Catalog
- 2011 Steve Chase on Entertainment Tonight!
- 2011 Gala Program
First organized by and named for famed interior designer Steve Chase, these galas are a prime highlight of the desert community's social season! Honorees, award presenters, and entertainers in the past years have included: Carol Channing, Matt Bomer, Peter Gallagher, Ann Margret, Tom Hanks, Betty Ford, Diahann Carrol, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Patti LaBelle, Betty White, Shirley MacLaine, Barry Manilow, Liza Minnelli, Debbie Reynolds and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.