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While celebrating 30 years of awareness, healthcare and other strategic partnerships, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) commemorated World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) with a free benefit concert headlined by Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled and Ne-Yo.
In addition to the aforementioned stars, the concert, put together by the world’s largest AIDS organization, featured hosts Mario Lopez and Laverne Cox; along with AHF parner Debbie Allen and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.
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Additionally, helping to honor the lives lost, the progress we’ve made and what is still left to do regarding HIV and AIDS were: Michael Weinstein; Rhyon Brown; Vonzell Solomon; Timon Kyle Durrett; MAJOR; Vivian Lamolli and many more.
Also, during the event the organization recognized the 5th anniversary of Impulse Group United.
Furthermore, IGU is AHF’s international advocacy and empowerment group dedicated to promoting healthier sexual lifestyles; specifically among young gay men in 20 cities around the world.
In addition to the free concert in Los at the Shrine Auditorium, additional concerts went down in Haiti, Mexico City, Miami and more.
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Furthermore, the organization, first named the AIDS Hospice Foundation and founded by a group of activists in 1987, holds its roots in Los Angeles; but services over 838,000 individuals in 39 countries worldwide.
Additionally, its mission is to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships.
So, for more information on the foundation, statistics and how you can give a helping hand click here.