Present for Life is teaming-up with NY Now and DIFFA (Design Industries Basis Preventing AIDS) for AIDS Stroll New York 2021.
The 2021 occasion, which will probably be held just about because of ongoing COVID-19 considerations on Sunday, Could 16, will function dwell, televised, intimate in-person viewing-parties from Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain and Golden Gate Park’s Nationwide AIDS Memorial Grove.
“2021 marks our tenth 12 months taking part on this worthy occasion, and during the last decade, we have now raised greater than $225,000 for GMHC,” stated Su Hilty, Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA staff co-captain and honorary GFL board member. “With the assistance of my co-captain, Caroline Kennedy, and all the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA staff, we hope to satisfy and surpass the $27,000 fundraising aim that we have now set this 12 months.”
Particular person members of the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA staff will step up and step-out on their very own to lift funds for GMHC between now and Could 16. Within the spirit of AIDS Stroll New York’s authentic idea, staff members who decide to #WalkItOut will set particular person objectives to walk, jog, dash or step-out in their very own method for the trigger.
“NY Now could be, as soon as once more, happy to associate with Present for Life and DIFFA to take part in AIDS Stroll NY,” stated Tim Hart, SVP of NY Now. “HIV/AIDS has had a profound impact on our business and our metropolis and is at all times a trigger near the guts of the NY Now staff. We’re pleased with the work we have now performed with Present for Life and DIFFA since 1992 and stay up for persevering with to lift consciousness and funds as a staff.”
Now in its thirty sixth 12 months, AIDS Stroll New York has impressed almost 890,000 individuals to stroll and thousands and thousands extra to donate, elevating almost $155 million to fight HIV and AIDS. The funds raised on the occasion stay a significant lifeline sustaining the prevention, care, and advocacy applications – GMHC gives for the 1000’s of people affected by the illness within the tri-state space. The proceeds additionally profit dozens of different HIV/AIDS service organizations which are in a position to take part as groups and lift funds by way of the Neighborhood Partnership Program (CPP). For extra data, go to ny.aidswalk.internet/Who-Advantages.
To hitch the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA staff and fundraise, or to donate, go to https://ny.aidswalk.internet/GFLNYNOWDIFFA, or contact staff co-captains, Su Hilty, at [email protected], or Caroline Kennedy at [email protected]