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May 05, 2016 13:24 ET

Highly Anticipated Hotbed Benefit 2016 Tickets Now on Sale

The Annual Gala by the Drever Family Foundation Will Be Hosted by Sharon Stone

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) - The Drever Family Foundation has announced that tickets to their annual, head-line catching gala, Hotbed Benefit, are now available for purchase online. This year's Benefit, themed as a 1920's French circus featuring Fund-a-Need and live auctions, an art gallery, and fashion show, will benefit Planet Hope. Sharon Stone will return as the event's host and auctioneer with TV host Frankie Grande joining as the ringmaster for the evening. The main attraction will feature fashion by couture designer Tony Ward. There will also be special musical performances by Victoria Noyes and American Idol's Rayvon Owen.

"We are especially excited about this year's Hotbed Benefit," said Galen Drever, Events Director for the Drever Family Foundation. "Sharon Stone will be returning as our host and auctioneer and we will be supporting her and her sister's incredible foundation, Planet Hope. This year's theme is full of thrilling surprises, and we look forward to giving our guests another unforgettable experiential evening."

Since beginning in 2012, the annual Benefit has evolved with changing themes. Each year, the event has doubled the total funds raised -- exponentially increasing donations to the partner organization.

"With Hotbed 2016, we're really trying to show what we can do with our gala, and raise the bar of how much we can donate to local charities to support education and the arts," Drever continued. "Having almost immediately sold out pre-sale tickets, we're looking forward to raising expectations again."

Tickets to this year's Hotbed Benefit are available at www.hotbedbenefit.com. Hotbed Main Event Individual Admission: $250; Official Hotbed After Party: $150 (After Party tickets not sold separately). The Hotbed benefit will take place at the Drever Family Estate in Tiburon on June 4, 2016 beginning at 6:00pm.

ABOUT THE DREVER FAMILY FOUNDATION:
For over 35 years, Jan and Maxwell Drever have put their energies into helping young people access the education they need to excel in life. They have donated to schools, foundations and directly to families and students. They established The Drever Family Foundation to enhance quality of life by supporting education for young adults and the public appreciation of art. The Drever Family Foundation raises awareness and funds for Bay Area educational charities with its annual Hotbed event by giving emerging and established artists in various fields the unique opportunity to exhibit their work in a beautiful outdoor setting. To learn more, please visit www.dreverfamilyfoundation.org.

ABOUT PLANET HOPE:
Founded in 1993 by sisters Kelly & Sharon Stone, Planet Hope is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides outreach and educational resources to homeless, abused, and terminally ill children. Planet Hope Programs include: Summer Camp, Food and Warmth Resources, Emergency Referral Programs and Hope for the Holidays. To learn more please visit www.planethopefoundation.com.

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