It’s not yet officially springtime, but we are already deep into the planning for Mazzoni Center’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.
We were all deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Ed Bomba, a former member of Mazzoni Center’s Board of Directors and most recently communications chair of the LGBT Elder Initiative. Ed was much admired by all who worked with him, myself included. Through the years made many contributions aimed at improving the lives and well-being of LGBT Philadelphians.
Mazzoni Center's emergency food bank has been a critical support for low-income individuals and families impacted by HIV in Philadelphia since 1989. The food bank serves 1,300 local households each month, and the overwhelming majority of our food bank clients (97%) lack the financial resources to meet the basic needs of their households.
We are fortunate to receive funding for this program from many charitable individuals and corporate employee groups throughout the year, as well as charitable foundations including the Read more...