Dr. Mathilde Krim, the founder and guiding spirit behind the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) died yesterday at the age of 91. Dr Krim was a noted researcher at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City when the AIDS epidemic struck in the 1980’s.
Your Philadelphia FIGHT family wishes you a holiday season filled with peace and love and a very happy new year! In acknowledgment of the holidays, our offices will be closed: December 25, Christmas Day December 26 January 1, New Year’s Day
Thank you to everyone that attended our Ninth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on December 1st at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel.
Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate the occasion and kickoff the opening of the powerful art exhibit “Still Fighting for Our Lives”, which features materials from William Way’s Philadelphia AIDS Library graphic collection Visit AIDS Library
Team FIGHT was loud and proud at the 31st Annual AIDS Walk/Run which took place on Sunday October 15th. 100 team members ran, walked and raised emergency funding for people in the HIV community. This year, FIGHT’s theme was “We are Family!” Together, we came out for an amazing cause and showed the community just…
FIGHT welcomes D. Deone Powell, Esquire to the FIGHT family as our new full-time General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Deone will be serving in a cross-functional role as a member of the leadership team and will add value by providing to senior management effective advice on company strategies and their implementation. He will also…
Each summer, FIGHT works with Bridging the Gaps students representing health and social service disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, public health and related fields.
It is with heartbreaking sadness that we announce that Jules Buchanan, one of FIGHT’s Project TEACH instructors, has passed away. Jules was a ray of sunshine to so many of the staff and participants. He was and is simply irreplaceable. Jules was joy.
Congratulations to FIGHT’s Dr. Stacey Trooskin and the entire C A Difference program for successfully lobbying the Pennsylvania Department of Health to change the state’s Medicaid policy to expand coverage of life-saving drugs to treat Hepatitis C!
It is with great sadness that we announce that Paul Yabor, an AIDS Activist and member of the FIGHT Community passed away. Paul was known across the Philadelphia region as a tireless champion of the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Celebrate the start of AEM with the Opening Reception and Award Ceremony! Join us for hors d’oeuvres and great conversation as we present the annual Kiyoshi Kuromiya Award for Prevention to Cleve Jones and Roy Hayes.
Beginning on June 1st, FIGHT will host the 23rd annual AIDS Education Month (AEM), a series of events throughout Philadelphia to increase AIDS awareness and to bring people together to find strategies to combat the virus. Register Now