Francesca Versace presents one of the prizes for amfAR Milano 2010 at La Permanente. AMFAR – founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research. To date, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide. amfAR holds an annual gala in conjunction with Milan Fashion Week, a benefit attended by international delegates. Over the last 6 years, amfAR Milano benefits have raised more than $6 million for livesaving research.