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FIGHT offers clinical research, comprehensive HIV primary care, education, advocacy, outreach, free Internet access, library services and much more!

  • FIGHT reaches over 8,000 people each year.
  • Through our educational outreach and advocacy efforts we served thousands more!
  • We want to do more. With your support we can accomplish our goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in the lifetime of those currently living with HIV.

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The Jules Buchanan Fund

The Jules Buchanan Fund

What Is It?

Jules Buchanan was a long-time member of the FIGHT community, a staff member of Project TEACH and a talented fashion designer. He passed away unexpectedly in 2016, and Philadelphia FIGHT has set up a memorial fund to honor his life and contributions.

What Will The Fund Support?

Funds raised will be donated to Safehouse, a new non-profit organization that will be the country’s first safe injection site. Through Jules’ work at FIGHT, he had great concern and compassion for the community of Philadelphians affected by the opioid epidemic. In order to operate, Safehouse must first raise $1.8 million and we want to support these efforts, as the opioid epidemic has negatively impacted the FIGHT community. Donating to this fund gives us hope for a better future.

How to Donate?

  1. Step One: Click here to donate.
  2. Step Two: Under ‘Designation,’ select the Jules Buchanan Fund.
  3. Step Three: Insert your credit card and contact information.

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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