It's official: Mazzoni Center’s annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, will take place Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Lubert Plaza, a beautiful outdoor space at the heart of Jefferson’s Center City campus between Locust and Walnut and 10th and 11th Streets. This year's event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with a special VIP reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
 
Elixir guests will enjoy live music and dancing, plus DJ, delicious food by top of the line Read more...
Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce it has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).  The funds are designated to support the purchase and renovation of a Center City building at Broad and Bainbridge Streets, where the agency will relocate and consolidate its core programs and services in summer 2017. 
 
The RACP award represents the largest one-time gift in Mazzoni Center Read more...
Our thanks to former Mazzoni Center Board member Mike Sweeney and his partner Steve Betts for hosting a highly successful house party on OutFest Sunday (October 9), which raised over $3,000 to support Mazzoni’s health and wellness services for LGBTQ people in the Philadelphia region.
 
Mike and Steve are longtime supporters who have given generously over the years and hosted numerous fundraising events that not only provide financial support, but also help raise awareness about our programs and services to new audiences.
 
Mazzoni Center Elixir LGBT fundraiser Philadelphia 2016
Bill Paszek grew up in an era when HIV/AIDS was a deadly diagnosis and recalls the atmosphere of fear and anger he felt in the 1980s and 90s. “I was a teenager,” he says, “and it left a lasting impression on me.” 
 
Bill attended his first Mazzoni fundraiser six years ago, and began to learn about our history: that Mazzoni Center was the oldest HIV/AIDS organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth oldest in the United States.  
 
“I was impressed and proud that Philadelphia was Read more...

As you've probably heard, we're gearing up for Mazzoni’s annual fundraiser and celebration, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, which will take place on Friday, May 20 at Jefferson University’s Lupert Plaza.  Last year this event was attended by nearly 400 people and raised more than $120,000 dollars to support Mazzoni’s continuum of health and wellness services for the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities in the Philadelphia region. This year's event will raise funds Read more...

Ben Judd is currently a 1st year graduate student at Drexel University’s physician assistant program, where he will graduate in 2017.  A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Ben has also served as a firefighter/EMT in the Air Force for nearly five years, and was stationed in Texas, North Carolina, Kansas, and deployed overseas.  

This year Ben is the chairperson for the PA Olympics, which consists of seven local Physician Assistant (PA) programs who join together each spring to raise money for a charity Read more...