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Matthew Fletcher's AIDS/LifeCycle Fundraising Extravaganza!!!


Donate to support Matthew!
Team Long Beach
Achievements
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We're on our way
30 percent of goal achieved.
Goal: $10,000.00
Achieved: $3,040.66
Thanks to my generous sponsors

 

From June 2-8, 2013, I'm bicycling in AIDS/LifeCycle!!! It's a 7-day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to make a world of difference in the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS.I can really use all the positive energy and support that everyone can give me. My goal is to raise a minimum of $10,000 towards this great cause!

If you or someone you know has been affected by this disease, please pass the word along to make a donation in honor of a loved one still battling or for those who have lost theirs. Together we can make a difference! When we come together we are mighter and stronger than one! Help me support AIDS/LifeCycle by giving what you can. We'll keep riding until AIDS and HIV are a thing of the past.

Where does your money go???

Your gift(s) to the L.A Gay & Lesbian Center help us provide the following essential services for prevention and care. Government funding never covers all the costs of expensive HIV/AIDS care. Your support bridges the gap and provides us the resources to expand critical services and fully serve those in need.

$50,000 underwrites the cost of a medical team for 2 months for 300 patients

$35,000 funds an HIV Counselor for 1200 clients per year

$25,000 covers 6 months of mental health therapy for 27 patients

$15,000 provides comprehensive sexual health services, including HIV and STD tests, treatment, education, and counseling to 100 clients

$10,000 covers 3 months of psychosocial case management for 300 patients

$7,500 provides a nurse for one month to administer STD screening and treatments for 400 clients

$5,000 covers a full year of laboratory testing for 18 patients

$1,000 covers a full year of medical supply costs for 55 patients

$1,000 funds one client receiving Post Exposure Prophylaxis

$250 provides Rapid HIV Antibody tests to 20 clients

$175 provides HIV prevention counseling sessions to 20 teenagers

$150 provides comprehensive HIV/STD testing to 1 client

$100 provides Hepatitis A and B vaccinations to 1 client

$25 covers the treatment medication for 1 client infected with an STD

$10 buys 143 condoms that the Health Education and Prevention Program will distribute 

The LA Gay & Lesbian Center is committed in the next 12 months to:

  1. Providing 35,000 HIV and STD tests

  2. Providing STD treatment to at least 7,500 people

  3. Providing ongoing medical care to 2600 HIV patients in the Jeffrey Goodman Special Care Clinic

  4. Bringing 750 additional HIV infected people into treatment as a result of our clinic expansion

  5. Serving as a leader in L.A. County?s target reduction of 25% in the HIV infection rate before the end of 2015 

 

 

Thank you all in advance! I know with your support, I will reach my goal and beyond!

From the bottom of my heart, thank you very much...

Matthew

a.k.a. Mohawk Matt