Navigation Links
AIDS Walk New York Raises $7.05 Million
Date:5/18/2008

World's Largest AIDS Fundraising Event Attracts 45,000 Participants and

Raises Record Sum. Results Defy Economic Downturn and Remind Policy Makers that AIDS is Still

a Crisis at Home.

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 23rd Annual AIDS Walk New York, on Sunday May 18, was the largest and most successful AIDS Walk ever held, setting a fundraising record even in the face of a troubled economy. Organizers announced that 45,000 walkers helped to raise a record total of $7,058,497. Since its inception in 1986, AIDS Walk New York has now raised more than $100 million for Gay Men's Health Crisis and dozens of tri-state area HIV/AIDS organizations.

"Despite the economic downturn, tens of thousands of compassionate people, supported by corporate sponsors and the entertainment community came out to fill the streets with hope and to raise a record-setting $7.05 million to support people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City and the tri-state area," said AIDS Walk Founder and Producer Craig R. Miller. "New Yorkers stated loudly and clearly that the critical work of Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and more than the 50 other HIV/AIDS service organizations must be supported if we are to see an end to the domestic AIDS crisis," he added.

"The phenomenal success of this year's AIDS Walk represents the dynamic power of community," said Marjorie J. Hill, PhD, Chief Executive Officer at Gay Men's Health Crisis. "AIDS Walk is testimony to the fact that New Yorkers understand the urgency we are facing in New York City, the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. This event makes it possible for people living with HIV to benefit from life-affirming services and stand together to demand change. It allows GMHC to stay on the frontlines of HIV prevention and advocacy. We are grateful to our corporate and individual donors, volunteers, and especially to the tens of thousands of New Yorkers
'/>"/>

SOURCE Gay Men's Health Crisis
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Consumer Watchdog Raises Concern That Health Policy Cancellation Rules Have Been Derailed in Deal With Kaiser
2. Triangle Group Raises Awareness of Fibromyalgia
3. Stater Bros. Raises $501,707 for American Heart Association
4. Acrylamide Raises Kidney Cancer Risk
5. Reese Witherspoon Helps Celebrate Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Washington, D.C. - Weekend-Long Event Raises $8.1 Million
6. Astute Medical Raises $6.2 Million in Series A Financing Round Led by De Novo Ventures
7. Study raises questions about prostate cancer therapies targeting IGF-1
8. Report raises C. diff concerns; yeast-based probiotic shown to help significantly reduce recurrence
9. USCCB Official Praises Senate Passage of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
10. The Womens Health II Medical Education Network Raises Awareness About the Diagnosis and Management of Womens Health Issues
11. VisEn Medical Raises $5.0 Million in Expanded Series B Financing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Juvent ... today at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show to bestow ... and incredible female amateur golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award ... female amateur golf tournament win. She won her first ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz ... Vista area has treated just about every type of injury ... And for those same twenty-plus years, the team at ... injuries with the best possible doctor. With the combined ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) ... for their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, ... Bonilla and Olsen each received the “2014 Life ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... conditions in vulnerable communities and cause financial distress to ... report by analysts at Howard University’s Center on Race ... of dollars in economic activity, payday loans at the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... a new blog post presenting a list of vehicles that cannot ... Some types of vehicles cannot be covered under an ordinary auto ... see if their vehicle qualifies for auto insurance coverage. , ... that cannot be covered by a plan. Clients have little options ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2
... be overcome to ensure therapeutic success, experts say , , MONDAY, ... an immune response in mice, a new study finds. If ... big roadblock to stem cell-based treatments, researchers say. , ... School of Medicine found that common anti-rejection medications could counter ...
... Competitive Analysis from, Thomson Reuters to Explore Various ... PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18 Thomson Reuters, the,world,s leading ... announced the availability of the Pharma Matters reports,covering ... two years,ago, the quarterly Pharma Matters reports cover ...
... Battle on the Anniversary of His Heroism - ... One in Four Dogs Dies of Cancer - Leading Cause ... Cancer has claimed a hero police dog,and Morris Animal ... Lakewood Police Department in Colorado. MAF first honored Rocky six,years ...
... report findings on how genes impact efficacy of many commonly used ... ... Health,Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ), the nation,s leading pharmacy benefit ... into a,research partnership to study genetic testing and the impact of ...
... pay hundreds of dollars to get rid of the problem , , ... to pay a lot of money to be acne-free, according to ... , The study found the teens, on average, would pay about ... willing to pay much more to be acne-free ($100) than they,d ...
... to generate awareness of the problem , , MONDAY, Aug. 18 ... be transported to an official trauma center for immediate care ... was based on a review of a decade,s worth of ... that the difference in care first comes into play as ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Immune Response May Hinder Stem Cell Treatments 2Health News:The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Three Pharma Matters Reports Covering the First Quarter of 2008 2Health News:The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Three Pharma Matters Reports Covering the First Quarter of 2008 3Health News:Hero Police Dog Succumbs to Cancer - Morris Animal Foundation Honors 'Rocky' - Also Honored 'Rocky' Six Years Ago When He Was Shot 2Health News:Medco Announces Research Collaboration with FDA Focused on Personalized Medicine 2Health News:Medco Announces Research Collaboration with FDA Focused on Personalized Medicine 3Health News:Medco Announces Research Collaboration with FDA Focused on Personalized Medicine 4Health News:Study Lets Teens Sound Off on Acne Therapies 2Health News:Older Patients Less Likely to Be Taken to Trauma Centers 2Health News:Older Patients Less Likely to Be Taken to Trauma Centers 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO )("NW ... for operable and inoperable solid tumor cancers, announced today that ... th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum in Washington ... will take place on January 26 at 10:30 a.m. EST ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating ... Inc. ("Advaxis" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ADXS ... duties to shareholders. On January 21, 2015, ... that Advaxis had misrepresented the clinical data for its ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  iMD Companies, Inc. (ICBU) has repositioned itself ... share and grab a foothold in the hydroponic, hemp and ... and a presence in the sector, and recently partnering with ... of hemp and medical marijuana, iMD is committing to bring ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 2NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 3Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Advaxis, Inc. 2iMD Companies Poised to Make Impact in Multi-Billion Dollar Medical Marijuana Sector With Recent Investments and Strategic Partnerships 2
... RSB Spine, LLC, a medical device company focused on ... degenerative disc disease, today announced a 229% sales increase ... 2009, and a 46% increase sequentially.  Additionally, the company ... to expand U.S. operations. RSB Spine Chief ...
... Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ), a drug discovery ... and oncology, today announced that it has entered into definitive ... a registered direct offering through the sale of common stock ... 2,727,270 shares, at a price of $1.10 per share. In ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Bionovo to Raise $3 Million Through Registered Direct Offering 2Bionovo to Raise $3 Million Through Registered Direct Offering 3
... Pulse Oximeter monitors SpO2, pulse ... is designed to provide fast, ... The device rejects spontaneous motion ... operator of excess artifacts and ...
Rad-9™...
... Dolphin Medicals ONE™ technology is ... that uses a patented digital ... use an analog sensor. Dolphin ... digitize the signal in the ...
Immersion Oil, 21,000 cs...
Medicine Products: