2011 Summer Soiree: A Celebration of Survival, Support and Community

On June 30, 2011, BAYS held its first-ever gala fundraiser at the Minna Gallery in San Francisco. The Bay Area Young Survivors Summer Soiree: A Celebration of Survival, Support and Community was attended by approximately 100 guests and netted over $8,000 for BAYS operating expenses.

 

2011 Summer SoirEe: A Celebration of Survival, Support and Community


On June 30, 2011, BAYS held its first-ever gala fundraiser at the Minna Gallery in San Francisco.  The Bay Area Young Survivors Summer Soirée: A Celebration of Survival, Support and Community was attended by approximately 100 guests, including BAYS members, family and friends; leading cancer doctors, nurses, and other care providers; and representatives from various local cancer organizations. 
The Summer Soirée featured a silent auction with items and gift certificates from local businesses, as well as art and photography from locally and nationally recognized artists.  Adding to the festive vibe was delicious appetizers and desserts from Bi-Rite Market, Square Meals, Blissful Bites, and Crumb, and live music from rising independent music star Volary.  The Summer Soirée netted over $8,000 to support BAYS’ operational expenses.

For photos of the 2011 Summer Soirée, please click here

BAYS gives heartfelt thanks to the following businesses and individuals whose generous donations made the 2011 Summer Soirée a tremendous success:

For the Silent Auction Donations
Melissa Barnes Photography
Cynthia Bates Yoga
Brenda’s French Soul Food
Brittany’s Hair Salon
Chez Spencer
Dragonfly Ink Studio
Hornblower Cruises
JAQK Cellars
David Jay + The Scar Project
Julia’s Organic Farm
Kabuki Spa and Springs
Ann Kim and John Wooley
Lovejoy’s Tea Room
Angela Martinucci
Bill Norgaard
ODC Dance
Square Meals
Molly and Jeff Mitchell
San Francisco Girls Chorus
Stella and Dot
24 Hour Fitness
When Modern Was
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

For the Art and Photography Donations
Jon Bertsch
Katerina Connearney
Luis Delgado
Jason Doiy
Christina Empedocles
The Estate of Lynnly Labovitz
Jane Paradise
Christine Wolheim
Cynthia Wood

For the Discounted Catering
Bi-Rite Market
Square Meals Catering

For the Dessert Donations
Blissful Bites Bakery
Crumb

CHALLENGE EVENTS


BAYS Co-Founder Deb Mosley (1968-2008) and Angela Padilla originated the annual BAYS Challenge Event to raise public awareness of breast cancer in young women and to raise funds for local cancer organizations.

2003 Challenge Event:
"Angela's Journey"

2004 Challenge Event:
"Keeping the Promise"

2005 Challenge Event:
"The Climb of Our Lives"

2006 Challenge Event:
"The Grand Challenge"

2007 Challenge Event:
"The Climb of Our Lives 2007"

2008 Challenge Event:
"Inyo Face! The Mammoth Challenge"

2009 Challenge Event:
American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life"

2010 Challenge Event:
Breast Cancer Fund's "Peak Hike"

2011 Challenge Events:
"Mt. Whitney Hike" and Breast Cancer Funds "Peak Hike 2011"

2012 Challenge Events:
"Grand Challenge 2012" and "Peak Hike 2012"



PROMOTIONAL EVENTS


BAYS is grateful to receive support from the following local promotional events.

2012 Promotional Events