The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, MTVâ€™s organisation dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS among young people, held a brand new fundraising event, Found, at Londonâ€™s Victoria House on Thursday 14 May.
The charity is committed to promoting the importance of getting tested for HIV, it has reached over 1 billion people with its HIV-awareness-raising media.Â To date, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation has helped over 200,000 young people get tested for HIV.
The Found event wasÂ Â a creative take on a traditional fundraising gala with a fun-fair and live performances from a host of talented acts. The entertainment featured a support performance from Scottish soul-singer Tallia Storm, and was hosted by the outrageous, and very entertaining, Â Supreme Fabulettes of West End hit-show Viva La Divas.
Tallia commented: “When asked to get on board with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Found event I jumped at the chance, I am proud to be here. The crowd tonight were electric ”
Check out Tallia’s single #Social SecurityÂ
The event was headlined by MTV Staying Alive’s newest ambassador Tinie Tempah. The double-platinum selling UK rapper is set toÂ headline this yearâ€™s MTV Crashes Plymouth on July 22nd and will be joined by pop music heavyweight, Jess Glynne. TinieÂ performed his new single â€˜’Not Letting Go’ for the first time at the Found event, and the new, catchy, summer time anthemÂ went down extremely well with the crowd.
Tinie commented: â€œItâ€™s an honour to be part of raising funds and awareness for such a worthy cause as the fight against HIV and AIDS and to be the face of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, for their great work around the world.â€
Check out Tinie’s new single Not Letting Go Featuring Jess Glynne