LOS ANGELES — Wicked Pictures contract performer jessica drake led Team Wicked for the fifth time at the annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles this past Sunday. Team Wicked raised $15,463 for AIDS charities, which ranked them among the top fundraisers participating in the event – the #15 team overall.
“I’m very proud of everyone who came out in support of Team Wicked and AIDS Walk Los Angeles,” drake said. “Our team members were amazing even with the temperatures almost hitting 100 degrees. They helped Team Wicked become one of the top fund-raising teams once again!”
Team Wicked was designated a Gold Team after finishing among the top 20 fundraising teams at the 31st annual event, which raised more than $2 million for AIDS organizations in Los Angeles.
jessica drake, who was among the top individual fund-raisers, was designated a Star Walker for raising $5,221. Team member and adult star Katrina Jade raised $2,050, while team member Jessica Johnson, an artist and fan of Wicked Pictures, raised $1,510. Both ladies were also named Star Walkers.
Potential supporters may still donate by visiting Team Wicked’s official AIDS Walk L.A. page here.
“We’re very thankful and appreciative of those who have supported Team Wicked in this great cause,” said Wicked owner Steve Orenstein. “Each year we receive a tremendous response and support from members of the adult community, and this year was another successful year for Team Wicked thanks to this growing support.”
Wicked Pictures was a corporate sponsor of AIDS Walk LA 2015 – officially listed as an Event Sponsor. Additional Event Sponsors included Starbucks, Fox Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres, and UCLA Health.
Team Wicked included many members of the adult entertainment industry, including Brad Armstrong, Kylie Ireland, Tyler Knight, Aleksa Nicole, Jeanie Marie, Wicked Sensual Care Marketing Director Cassie Pendleton, Andy Appleton, David Lord, Gigi Allens, Jaclyn Taylor, and Jessy Jones, as well as sex educators Ashley Manta and Dr. Hernando Chaves.
At the conclusion of the 10-kilometer walk through West Hollywood, team members went to famed restaurant and bar The Abbey to celebrate Jessica drake’s birthday. “I can't think of a better way to celebrate my birthday than with good friends, a great cause, and an awesome party afterwards. I'm so grateful to everyone who came out, Wicked Pictures for the support, and The Abbey for taking great care of Team Wicked!” drake said.