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 can be held just about because of ongoing COVID-19 issues on Sunday, Could 16, will function stay, 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 collaborating on this worthy occasion, and during the last decade, now we have 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 fulfill and surpass the $27,000 fundraising aim that now we have set this yr.”
Particular person members of the Present for Life/NY Now/DIFFA staff 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, staff members who decide to #WalkItOut will set particular person targets to walk, jog, dash or step-out in their very own approach for the trigger.
“NY Now’s, as soon as once more, happy to companion 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 trade and our metropolis and is all the time a trigger near the center of the NY Now staff. We’re pleased with the work now we have completed with Present for Life and DIFFA since 1992 and stay up for persevering with to boost consciousness and funds as a staff.”
Now in its thirty sixth yr, AIDS Stroll New York has impressed almost 890,000 individuals to stroll and tens of millions 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 hundreds of people affected by the illness within the tri-state space. The proceeds additionally profit dozens of different HIV/AIDS service organizations which can 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.internet/Who-Advantages.
To affix 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]