Yup! It's that time again. For the third year in a row, I will be riding 545 miles from San Fransisco to LA. There will be sweat, strugglings, tears but also love, kindness, and laughter to help eradicate and stop the stigma and spread of HIV and AIDS. I won't stop riding until my legs fall off or until the disease is stopped and I need your help!
The goal I'm shooting for this year is $10,000. Sounds like a lot but I feel with your help we can do it. My reason is, I was able to see the LA LGBT center and I was so impressed with all of it. Specifically, the homeless youth center that they are currently building. It's massive and is going to help HUNDREDS of young (Starting at 12yo) LGBT youth who are thrown out of their homes and become homeless just because they were born gay. This center will prevent these kids from being on the streets, getting involved in drugs to cope, becoming prostitutes and eventually some with just end this life because they feel worthless and it becomes too much for them to bear.
My Big Fundraiser is May 19th 2018 at 6:00. To fiund out more please visit http://UnMasqueradeSD.com
If it wasn't for the services provided by organizations like this I myself would not be where I am today. As a former drug addict, I had access to services like the ones provided to get myself back on my feet and have the ability to live a life I couldn't have dreamed of. I want to give that same opportunity to others in need.
I can't wait to take this journey again and with your help, I will! I need to raise at least $3000 to ride but my goal still is $10,000
BECAUSE the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center desperately need funding to provide client services.
BECAUSE thousands of people depend on these services to live healthier lives.
BECAUSE people are still becoming infected with HIV and people are still dying from AIDS.
BECAUSE testing, prevention, treatment, and education are critical to reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS. HIV/AIDS still exists.
BECAUSE I am needed... because I care... and because I can!
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Help me support AIDS/LifeCycle by giving what you can.
EVERY DOLLAR TRULY MAKES A DIFFERENCE!
Want some suggestions on how much to donate?
$1,000 covers a full year of medical supply costs for 55 patients
$545 is $1 for every mile I'll ride from San Francisco to LA
$333 represents the 33.3 million people worldwide living with HIV
$100 provides 8 free rapid HIV tests to clients
$54.50 represents a penny for every mile ridden for ALC
$10 buys 143 condoms that the Health Education and Prevention Program will distribute
ALC offers a great option for donating -- a monthly pledge. You can pledge any amount and indicate that it should be split over multiple months. This is a great way to make a large donation without taking a large hit to your bank account all at once.
TOGETHER WE CAN SAY WE HELPED END AIDS
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