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Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala

Past Honorees


2014
Curt Ringness: 30th Anniversary, Board of Directors Distinguished Leadership Award, Sponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center
AIDS in Cinema: 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

Terri Ketover: 100 WOMEN Award, Sponsored by Annette Bloch
David Kaplan & Glenn Ostergaard: Partners for Life Award, Sponsored by Eisenhower Medical Center

2013
Lorna Luft: Community Service Award, Sponsored by Jim Burba & Bob Hayes
Mario Lopez: New Generation Arts & Activism Award, Sponsored by Helene Galen
Jake Glaser: Partners in Activism AwardSponsored by Annette Bloch
Annette Bloch: 100 WOMEN Award, Sponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center
Julian diCiurcio: Partners for Life Award, Sponsored by Wells Fargo

2012
Peter Gallagher: Pioneer Arts & Activism Award, Sponsored by Annette Bloch
Matt Bomer: New Generation Arts & Activism Award, Sponsored by Helene Galen
Hydeia Broadbent: Partners in Activism AwardSponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center
Karolee Sowle: 100 WOMEN Award
Father Andrew Green: Partners for Life Award

2011
Dionne Warwick: Arts and Activism Award
Pauley Perrette: New Generations Arts and Activism Award
Pro. Luc Montagnier: Lifetime Medicine and Advocacy Award
Patrick Jordan: Partners for Life
Tammy Fox: 100 WOMEN

2010
Bob Mackie: Arts and Activism Award
Ann Margret: Arts and Activism Award
CAEAR Coalition: Medicine and Advocacy Award
Steve Kaufer & Scott Van Dyke: Partners For Life
Mary Cone: 100 WOMEN

2009
Barry Manilow: Silver Anniversary Community Service
Kristin Chenoweth, Bebe Neuwirth: Arts & Activism
Dr. Anthony Fauci: Science & Medicine
Bill Jones: Partners for Life
Harriet Goldberg: 100 Women

2008
Judith Light: Arts & Activism
Dr. Donald Francis: Science & Medicine
Russ Russell: Partners for Life
Susan Unger: 100 Women

2007
Liza Minnelli: Arts & Activism
Archbishop Desmond Tutu: Science & Medicine
Jim & Jackie Lee Houston: Partners for Life
Kevin Bass : Warner Engdahl Community Service

2006
Tom Viola: Arts & Activism
Dr. Mathilde Krim, Ph.D.: Science & Medicine
Dr. Burt Fogelman: Partners for Life
Marv & Carol Sholl: Warner Engdahl Community Service

2005
Tyne Daly: Arts & Activism
Wells Fargo HIV Health Center: Science & Medicine
City of Palm Springs: Partners for Life
Perry S. McKay: Warner Engdahl Community Service

2004
Mary Bono: Arts & Activism
Earl Greenburg & Harold Matzner : Partners for Life
Blair Alexander: Warner Engdahl Community Service

2003
Rosie Perez: Arts & Activism
Michael Leppen & Miriam Hoover: Partners for Life
Mark & Alan Seymour: Warner Engdahl Community Service
Andy Linsky: Special Tribute

2002
Jeanne White: Arts & Activism
Scott Hitt: Science & Medicine
Mark Adams: Partners for Life
Daniel Warn : Warner Engdahl Community Service

2001
Ted Kennedy: Arts & Activism
Dr. Douglas Richman: Science & Medicine
Desert Health Care District: Partners for Life
Les Dames de Soleil: Warner Engdahl Community Service

2000
Line Renaud: Arts & Activism Award
Dr Lawrence Cone: Science & Medicine
Bill Jones (Carousel International): Partners for Life
Guy Lawson: Warner Engdahl Community Service

1999
Carol Channing: Arts & Activism
Dr. Alexandra Levine: Science & Medicine
Wells Fargo: Partners for Life/Corporate
Warner Engdahl: Community Service Award

1998
Maureen McGovern: Arts & Activism
San Francisco General Hospital’s Ward 5A : Science & Medicine

1997
Jerry Herman: Arts & Activism
Dr. David Ho: Science & Medicine

1996
Cleve Jones: Arts & Activism
Dr. James W. Curran: Science & Medicine

1995
Dr. Luc Montagnier
Mary Steenburgen

1993
Betty Ford
Joan Kroc
Steve Chase