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 can be held just about attributable to ongoing COVID-19 issues on Sunday, Might 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 yr taking part on this worthy occasion, and during the last decade, now we have raised greater than $225,000 for GMHC,” mentioned Su Hilty, Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA crew co-captain and honorary GFL board member. “With the assistance of my co-captain, Caroline Kennedy, and your entire Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA crew, we hope to fulfill and surpass the $27,000 fundraising purpose that now we have set this yr.”
Particular person members of the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA crew will step up and step-out on their very own to lift funds for GMHC between now and Might 16. Within the spirit of AIDS Stroll New York’s unique idea, crew members who decide to #WalkItOut will set particular person targets to walk, jog, dash or step-out in their very own manner for the trigger.
“NY Now’s, as soon as once more, happy to associate with Present for Life and DIFFA to take part in AIDS Stroll NY,” mentioned Tim Hart, SVP of NY Now. “HIV/AIDS has had a profound impact on our trade and our metropolis and is at all times a trigger near the center of the NY Now crew. We’re happy with the work now we have performed with Present for Life and DIFFA since 1992 and stay up for persevering with to lift consciousness and funds as a crew.”
Now in its thirty sixth yr, AIDS Stroll New York has impressed practically 890,000 folks to stroll and thousands and thousands extra to donate, elevating practically $155 million to fight HIV and AIDS. The funds raised on the occasion stay an important 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 might be capable of take part as groups and lift funds by way of the Neighborhood Partnership Program (CPP). For extra info, go to ny.aidswalk.web/Who-Advantages.
To hitch the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA crew and fundraise, or to donate, go to https://ny.aidswalk.web/GFLNYNOWDIFFA, or contact crew co-captains, Su Hilty, at HiltyBrady@aol.com, or Caroline Kennedy at email@example.com.