SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Foundation, the charitable giving program for Heffernan Insurance Brokers, is holding a benefit event on May 18, 2013 at the Regency Center in San Francisco. Celebrating the 25 th anniversary of the founding of Heffernan Insurance Brokers in 1988, the event theme is 'Journey to the 80s,' and will be a dance party featuring the popular 80s cover band, Tainted Love. The evening will also include a live auction and raffle. Tickets are available to the public and can be purchased at http://www.cvent.com/d/rcq09b. All proceeds benefit the Foundation. Over $300,000 in sponsorship funds have been raised thus far in advance of the event from over forty businesses and vendors, including several international and national brokers and insurance carriers, including $25K sponsors The Hanover Insurance Group, The Hartford, and Patriot National Insurance Group of Woodland Hills and Sacramento, CA. Michelle Lonaker, Heffernan's Philanthropy & Foundation Director, said, "Our sponsor support helps ensure that the Heffernan Foundation carries out its mission, which is to support nonprofits that provide direct support and services to local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education and the preservation of the environment. We are very grateful to our sponsors for recognizing that together we can make a difference in our communities." For a full list of sponsors, along with more information about the event, including details of the live auction and raffle showcase packages, visit https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToThe80s. Or go to http://www.heffernanfoundation.com. A video highlighting the Heffernan Foundation's mission can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHq_VTrTeus. About Heffernan Foundation Heffernan Foundation's mission is to serve nonprofits that provide direct support and services to local communities in the areas of shelter, food, education and the preservation of the environment.