Present for Life is teaming-up with NY Now and DIFFA (Design Industries Basis Combating AIDS) for AIDS Stroll New York 2021.
The 2021 occasion, which might be held nearly because of ongoing COVID-19 considerations on Sunday, Could 16, will characteristic 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 over the past decade, we have now raised greater than $225,000 for GMHC,” mentioned Su Hilty, Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA workforce co-captain and honorary GFL board member. “With the assistance of my co-captain, Caroline Kennedy, and your complete Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA workforce, we hope to fulfill and surpass the $27,000 fundraising objective that we have now set this 12 months.”
Particular person members of the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA workforce will step up and step-out on their very own to boost funds for GMHC between now and Could 16. Within the spirit of AIDS Stroll New York’s unique idea, workforce members who decide to #WalkItOut will set particular person objectives to walk, jog, dash or step-out in their very own approach for the trigger.
“NY Now could be, as soon as once more, happy to accomplice 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 guts of the NY Now workforce. We’re pleased with the work we have now accomplished with Present for Life and DIFFA since 1992 and sit up for persevering with to boost consciousness and funds as a workforce.”
Now in its thirty sixth 12 months, AIDS Stroll New York has impressed almost 890,000 individuals to stroll and hundreds of 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 packages – GMHC supplies for the hundreds 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 means of the Group Partnership Program (CPP). For extra data, go to ny.aidswalk.internet/Who-Advantages.
To affix the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA workforce and fundraise, or to donate, go to https://ny.aidswalk.internet/GFLNYNOWDIFFA, or contact workforce co-captains, Su Hilty, at [email protected], or Caroline Kennedy at [email protected]