Benefit Takes Place Thursday, November 8 in Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2018) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today several presenters and performers for the 3rd annual Patron of the Artists Awards benefit which takes place Thursday, November 8 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The evening will include musical performances by Arlissa, Adam Lambert, and Leona Lewis. Presenters to date include Adam Driver, Chrissy Metz, Geoffrey Owens, John David Washington and Henry Winkler.

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation previously announced it will honor legendary actor Harrison Ford, superstar performer and actor Lady Gaga, entertainment industry leader, WndrCo Co-founder and Quibi Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, and trailblazing Director/Producer/Writer Spike Lee at the celebration.

Previous recipients of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Patron of the Artists Awards are Director/Writer/Producer Judd Apatow, Director/Producer Kathryn Bigelow, Director/Writer/Producer Lee Daniels, Producer Megan Ellison, Director/Producer Rob Marshall, and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. The 3rd Annual Patron of the Artists Awards benefits the Foundation’s vital assistance and performers programs for SAG-AFTRA artists, as well as its Emmy® nominated children’s literacy program Storyline Online®.

For more information about sponsorship and tickets, visit patronawards.com.

 

About the SAG-AFTRA Foundation

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides vital assistance and free educational programming to SAG-AFTRA artists and families while serving the public at large through its Emmy® nominated children’s literacy program Storyline Online®. The Foundation relies solely on support from gifts, grants and sponsorships to maintain its free programs. For more information, visit sagaftra.foundation.