An incredible organization is celebrating 25 years of service -- as well as the legacy of one of Hollywood's biggest queer icons.
Project Angel Food is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides meals and sustenance to individuals who are too ill to care for themselves. Founded in 1989, Project Angel Food is celebrating the organization's 25th anniversary this year, as well as honoring Elizabeth Taylor's commitment to and support of the cause through the presentation of the Elizabeth Taylor Leadership Award.
Slated to be awarded on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at the 2014 Angel Awards, the Elizabeth Taylor Leadership Award will be given to philanthropist Aileen Getty and presented by actress Sharon Stone.
“Elizabeth Taylor’s leadership for HIV/AIDS causes and Aileen Getty’s advocacy for the homeless echo a passionate commitment for helping the most vulnerable citizens of our community,” Joel Goldman, Managing Director of ETAF, said in a statement. “We appreciate Project Angel Food for honoring Ms. Taylor with this award in her name, and applaud them for recognizing Aileen’s amazing work. We are confident Ms. Taylor would agree Aileen is its perfect first recipient.”
The last day to order tickets for the 2014 Angel Awards is Aug. 29 -- head here for more information.