(February 1, 2016 Los Angeles, CA) – Howard Brown Health has been awarded a grant for $16,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used for After Hours, which is a drop-in program for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) people to see medical providers, eat dinner, access hygiene and clothing supplies and to connect with other TGNC people in the community.
Howard Brown Health is honored to be recognized for our unique work in the community.
“The work that Howard Brown does to help people affected by HIV/ AIDS is impressive, and very much aligned with Elizabeth Taylor’s passionate commitment to the cause,” said Joel Goldman, Managing Director of The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. “ETAF and our partners at Macy’s are thrilled to present Howard Brown with these funds to help further our shared mission.”
Through their Cause Marketing Program, Macy’s recognizes their responsibility to the community and their concern for the needs of their neighbors. They are proud to partner with ETAF and have contributed to this grant.
About Howard Brown Health:
Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.
About The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation:
Elizabeth Taylor established The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in 1991 to support organizations delivering direct care and services to people living with HIV and AIDS, especially the most marginalized communities. Today, ETAF also provides grants for innovative HIV prevention education and advocacy programs to existing organizations around the world. With key domestic advocacy funding focuses on comprehensive sexual health education and HIV criminalization reform, ETAF continues to bring the marginalized to the center of attention and advocate for their rights.
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation has granted to more than 675 organizations in 44 countries and nearly all 50 states in the U.S.
For interviews or inquiries, contact:
Erik Roldan, Director of Communications, Howard Brown Health
ErikR@howardbrown.org, 773.388.8661 (desk), 312.206.2167 (cell)