Gaines, Harrison, Whitfield & Stomp Take Part in Dec. 9 Help Benefit

News   Gaines, Harrison, Whitfield & Stomp Take Part in Dec. 9 Help Benefit The fourth annual Help Is on the Way for the Holidays benefit, presented by The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, is scheduled for Dec. 9 at San Francisco's Herbst Theatre.

The fourth annual Help Is on the Way for the Holidays benefit, presented by The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, is scheduled for Dec. 9 at San Francisco's Herbst Theatre.

The evening, which begins with a 6 PM silent auction followed by the 7:30 PM concert, will include performances from a host of celebrities from the worlds of theatre, cabaret, TV and film. Among those scheduled to take part in the fundraiser are Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker, Gregory Harrison, Rod McKuen, Sally Struthers, Bonnie Franklin, Davis Gaines, Franc D'Ambrosio, Sharon McNight, Wesla Whitfield, Lisa Viggiano, Opie Bellas, Michael Bannett and the cast of Stomp.

The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established to raise funds for AIDS service provider agencies. The Dec. 9 concert will benefit the HIV/AIDS program at Children's Hospital Oakland, HIV services at Lyon-Martin Women's Health Services and BAY (Bay Area Young) Positives.

Tickets for the show only are priced at $35, $50 and $75; tickets for the show plus the champagne and dessert party range from $100 to $5,000. Call (415) 273-1620 for reservations; visit www.helpisontheway.org for more information.

—By Andrew Gans