Celebrities in Concert to Benefit Foundation’s Mission for an HIV-Free Generation

December 16, 2011

Contact: Robert Yule, 202-390-9540, ryule@pedaids.org

December 16, 2011, New York, New York – This Saturday, “Glee” star Darren Criss will join the Yale Whiffenpoofs at the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City for a benefit concert featuring the nation’s premier collegiate a cappella groups.

The second annual Sing Out, Raise Hope concert is presented by the Association of Yale Alumni and the Yale Whiffenpoofs Alumni Association, and will benefit the lifesaving programs of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and The Trevor Project (www.TheTrevorProject.org).

The evening will feature a cappella renditions of American jazz classics, holiday favorites, and contemporary pop hits. Previous celebrity guest-performers have also included Idina Menzel, Deborah Cox, and Ethan Bortnick.

One of three annual benefit concerts produced in New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco by the Association of Yale Alumni and the Yale Whiffenpoofs, Sing Out, Raise Hope brings together the talents and resources of notable alumni and student groups from Ivy League universities Yale, Harvard, and Princeton.

Tickets for this nearly sold-out show range from$75 - $200. For ticket inquiries, call CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 or visit www.lincolncenter.org. A limited number of VIP tickets are available by contacting the box office at 212-875-5050.


About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation:
The Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, and has reached nearly 13 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. It currently works at more than 5,600 sites in 16 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities in order to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.