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Record-Breaking AIDS/LifeCycle Pedals into Los Angeles, Raising AIDS Awareness, $11.6 Million for HIV/AIDS Services
Date:6/7/2008

Riders from 12 Countries, 42 States Complete 545-Mile Trek from San

Francisco

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- After a week experiencing the physical and emotional challenges of a 545-mile journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the 3,000 participants in AIDS/LifeCycle (ALC) rolled to a victorious finish in West Los Angeles today, having raised some $11.6 million from more than 60,000 donors. Money raised from the event will support HIV/AIDS-related services provided by the event's co-producers, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

The 2,500 riders and 500 volunteer "roadies" were greeted by thousands of friends and supporters at the Veterans Administration Center. At an emotional ceremony later in the afternoon, actress Jane Lynch will welcome the riders home as the oldest (81 years old) and youngest (18 years old) cyclists guide a riderless bike to the stage to commemorate those lost to AIDS.

AIDS/LifeCycle 7 set a new record for participation and money raised, attracting cyclists from 12 countries and 42 states, including a contingent of people living with HIV known as the Positive Pedalers. The event is the largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the country.

"For seven days, this remarkable community of riders, roadies and donors traveled together down the California coast to make life better for people with HIV and AIDS," said Mark Cloutier, CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. "Their support will help us devise new tools to prevent HIV infections and improve treatment and care for people living with HIV. Every year, AIDS/LifeCycle brings us closer to a world where HIV no longer threatens the health and happiness of those we love."

Lorri L. Jean, CEO of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center said, "This week, we have shown that anyone can help make a significant difference in the fight against AIDS. Moreover, we have seen that it takes all kinds of peop
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