Celebrating a monumental 25 years of service to the community, a star studded gala is being planned to honor the founder of whom the foundation is named, Sir Elton John.
The non-profit, Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) which operates with the sole aim of eradicating AIDS was originally created in 1992 in the United States and has been recognised as the largest funder of LGBTQ health programs in the United States, and acknowledged as the largest HIV funder of programs for transgender people.
Hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris, and boasting special guests that include former President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sharon Stone, and special musical guest Aretha Franklin to name a few, the gala will be held on November 7 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
“After 25 years, EJAF remains steadfastly committed to addressing the unmet needs of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and fighting stigma as a major driver of the global AIDS epidemic.”
“We believe everyone living with HIV/AIDS should have immediate access to high-quality medical care and all people at risk of HIV should be empowered with the best knowledge and tools available to prevent transmission no matter who they are, who they love, where they come from, or what they do.”
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