The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, MTV’s organisation dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS among young people, held a brand new fundraising event, Found, at London’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. To date, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation has helped over 200,000 young people get tested for HIV.
The Found event was 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, 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 Security
The event was headlined by MTV Staying Alive’s newest ambassador Tinie Tempah. The double-platinum selling UK rapper is set to headline this year’s MTV Crashes Plymouth on July 22nd and will be joined by pop music heavyweight, Jess Glynne. Tinie performed his new single ‘’Not Letting Go’ for the first time at the Found event, and the new, catchy, summer time anthem went down extremely well with the crowd.
Tinie commented: “It’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.”
Check out Tinie’s new single Not Letting Go Featuring Jess Glynne