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June 3, 2013
Recently, nearly 30 FedEx volunteers joined Food & Friends in Washington, D.C. to celebrate FedEx’s “40 years of delivering a better future.” Through their nearly 90 hours of volunteer service that day, the volunteers were also able to ensure Food & Friends could keep our promise of providing specialized nutritious meals to our clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses.
November 30, 2012
World AIDS Day is commemorated on December 1. People and diverse communities come together to participate in activities and events to appreciate those who have battled with the disease and celebrate progress in response to the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of the HIV infection.According to recent data from UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, there has been some improvements in 2011 when compared to 2001. The 2011 figures show:
January 11, 2012
Standing at 6 feet, 9 inches, Magic Johnson is probably the world’s tallest elf. For 13 years, the legendary NBA hall-of-famer was the big guy on basketball courts. Today, he’s just as famous for having a big heart for community service. The Magic Johnson Foundation, established in 1991, serves more than 250,000 disadvantaged persons annually through a variety of community outreach services.
June 17, 2010
On Saturday June 12th, I completed the experience of a lifetime. I participated in Aids/LifeCycle 9, a week - long, more than 500 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles organized to raise awareness and funds to help put an end to HIV/AIDs.
August 4, 2009
You can drive between San Francisco and Los Angeles in less than eight hours. On a bicycle, it takes a week. Not that long ago, if someone told me I’d willingly ride a bike on that 550-mile, seven-day trip, I would have called them crazy. Fact is, though, I’ve done it four times now and I plan to do it again. Here’s why.