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by BWW News Desk
On Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, The Trevor Project will present its annual benefit event, "Trevor Live" presented by Audi of America and Wells Fargo and directed by celebrated director, producer and choreographer Adam Shankman. This high-profile evening of music, comedy and entertainment will honor Audi of America with the Trevor 2020 Award and international superstar Katy Perry with the Trevor Hero Award.
"Trevor Live" includes performances and appearances by: Christa B. Allen, Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Dot Marie Jones, Ricki Lake, Jane Lynch, Ashley Madekwe, Gabriel Mann, Kevin McHale, Matthew Morrison, Dermot Mulroney, Connor Paolo, Amy Poehler, Zachary Quinto, Kayla Radomski, Andrew Rannells, Jessica Sanchez, Brittany Snow, Bebe Wood, and many more!
"This year's 'Trevor Live' promises to be an incredible event with sponsors, honorees and performers who believe in the mission of The Trevor Project and want every young person to have the future they deserve," said Abbe Land, Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project. "The corporations that support The Trevor Project and those we honor, like Audi, lead by example to make it easy for LGBT people to live, work and be proud of who they are."
The Trevor 2020 Award recognizes Audi as a progressive organization that supports the LGBTQ community. Audi is a company that celebrates progressive thinking as a key building block to success and leadership and prides itself on partnering with organizations that share this mindset. Through their work with The Trevor Project, Audi has taken pride in supporting an organization dedicated to ensuring that individuals are celebrated for their diversity.
"Embracing a progressive attitude is extremely important to Audi, and we believe it is crucial to honor and celebrate all backgrounds that make up the rich fabric of our employees, families, and the communities in which we work and live," said Michael Patrick, Media and Entertainment Communications with Audi of America. "We are honored to be presented with the Trevor 2020 Award. Like the Trevor Project and those who support it, we at Audi pride ourselves in fostering a forward-thinking culture, which helps make Audi the incredible brand that it is today."
Trevor Live presented by Audi of America and Wells Fargo is a signature annual event of The Trevor Project, bringing together top entertainers and corporate leaders to support the organization's life-saving, life-affirming work for LGBTQ youth in crisis. This high-profile event has honored actors, musicians and comedians including Susan Sarandon, Lady Gaga, Daniel Radcliffe, Kathy Griffin, Neil Patrick Harris and Vanessa Williams for their support of LGBTQ youth. To purchase tickets to the event, visit TheTrevorProject.org/TrevorLive.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people under 24. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its free and confidential lifeline and instant messaging services, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources and advocacy. Honored by the White House as a Champion of Change, The Trevor Project is a leader and innovator in suicide prevention. Learn more at TheTrevorProject.org.