From May 31st to June 6th, over 3,000 Cyclists, Roadies and Virtual Cyclists will be participating in AIDS/LifeCycle, a 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise funds for the life-saving services offered by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. This year I am honored to participate in this challenge and have committed to raising $5,000 for this cause.
The services provided as a result of this event mean the world to those who receive them, and your support means the world to me. Where does your money go?
$25,000 provides an entire year of meals for the participants of the Latino Programs.
$20,000 supports the expansion of our hepatitis C treatment efforts.
$15,000 creates access to PrEP for 75 people.
$15,000 will help us achieve our goal of reducing new HIV diagnoses to fewer than 100 per year in San Francisco by 2020.
$10,000 enables five people to be cured of Hepatitis C.
$5,000 provides one year of substance use treatment services for one program participant.
$5,000 provides our sexual health team with the supplies needed to offer HIV and STI screenings for 560 people.
$3,000 creates access to health and wellness services for 50 queer and trans people of color.
$3,000 helps us reduce HIV transmission among people who inject drugs by providing sterile syringes and disposing of them properly.
$2,000 provides a scholarship for one community member to go to Washington, D.C., and advocate for HIV funding and services.
$1,000 links one person living with HIV to housing.
$1,000 could provide rapid HIV antibody test kits for 40 individuals at any one of our multiple testing sites.
$500 sponsors one night of social programming for long-term survivors of HIV.
$500 could provide funding for up to 50 members for the Elizabeth Taylor 50-plus Network to come together twice a month in order to offer support for individuals working through anxiety, depression, and isolation.
$250 supports one overdose prevention training.
$250 could provide for necessary funding for our weekly TransLife Support Group to discuss health and wellness issues and build community to give people the support they need and the family they long for.
$150 allows us to check hormone levels for folks who are taking gender-affirming hormones.
$100 affords a Treatment Advocacy Coordinator the ability to attend medical appointments for up to 25 clients, providing moral support and helping clients advocate for themselves.
$100 covers the cost of one HIV test.
We’re working together to make HIV/AIDS a thing of the past. Will you support me by making a donation today?