The Drever Family Foundation’s highly anticipated gala returns on August 22 as “The Enchanted Garden”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 19, 2015 – The Drever Family Foundation’s annual Hotbed Gala, featuring Fund-a-Need and live auctions, art gallery, and fashion show, returns to Tiburon this Saturday August 22 at 6:00pm. Following her Harper’s Bazaar shoot, Sharon Stone will be co-hosting the evening alongside Joe Jonas. The gala will benefit local Bay Area educational nonprofit 10,000 Degrees.

After a red carpet arrival, guests will be taken through the magically transformed Giardini del Paradiso and contemporary art gallery, followed by a live auction and  T. Rains fashion show, all while enjoying bites and drinks by Patron. The night will continue with an official after party, with performances by KANEHOLLER and Victoria Noyes and DJ set by Joe Jonas.

The evening will support 10,000 Degrees, which provides college access programs, scholarships, and college completion support to students in need of all ages. Guests will be able to support 10,000 Degrees by making a direct donation or participating in the Fund-a-Need and live auction with celebrity auctioneer, Sharon Stone.


For over 35 years, Jan and Maxwell Drever have given time and money 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.


10,000 Degrees ( has more than 30 years of providing college access programs, scholarships and college completion support to students in need of all ages. Since 1981, 10,000 Degrees (formerly Marin Education Fund) has distributed more than 27,000 scholarships to Marin, Sonoma, and Solano residents totaling more than $54 million. 10,000 Degrees was recognized as a national leader and model for its work in assisting low-income and first-generation college students to attend college. 84% of their students complete a four-year degree, compared to the national rate of 24% for students from low-income households.


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Sharon Stone and Joe Jonas host Hotbed Gala, this Saturday, August 22
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The Drever Family Foundation's annual Hotbed Gala, co-hosted by Sharon Stone and Joe Jonas
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