Message from the Board Chair 2021 Q1
As we enter 2021 with renewed optimism and with an end in sight for the global pandemic, the Foundation for The AIDS Monument (“FAM”) wishes you a Happy New Year and thanks you for your past support. Learn more.
Monument Funding Agreement Reached with the City of WEHO
We are pleased to announce that on November 16, 2020, FAM entered into a revised agreement with the City of West Hollywood. Installation of the Monument is currently anticipated to occur by December 2022. Learn more.
The “Digital Monument”
Now that FAM’s capital campaign for the physical monument is complete, FAM can focus on fundraising and producing what we call our “Digital Monument.” Learn more.
New Officers and Board Members for 2021
In our last Board of Directors meeting for the year 2020, FAM elected a new slate of officers. Learn more.
“HEAR our STORIES” Attracts Award-Winning Talent
HEAR our STORIES, FAM’s new audio recordings project, in partnership with @TheAIDSMemorial on Instagram, features people telling stories in their own words. Learn more.
COVID-19 and People Living with HIV
Phyisican and Board Member W. David Hardy, MD answers Frequently Asked Questions about the interaction between HIV and COVID-19. Learn more.
Photo20 Auction Raises Significant Funds
After many years of successful in-person photo auctions, FAM pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic to an online auction event for Photo20 and collected nearly $45,000 in net income. Learn more.
Spotlight: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
The pandemic and the shutdown of Broadway shows hasn’t stopped one of FAM’s major donors, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), from raising and donating record-setting amounts of money or producing most of its signature events online. Learn more.
AIDS Quilt Panels Exhibited on World AIDS Day
The National AIDS Memorial Grove marked World AIDS Day with a virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt that featured more than 10,000 panels, chosen by partners that included STORIES: The AIDS Monument. Learn more.