World AIDS Day: AHF Celebrates Milestone of 500,000 Lives in Care

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World largest AIDS organization to host red carpet event at ArcLight Hollywood Theater and Dome to celebrate providing care to 500,000 patients around the world  

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2015) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, will commemorate World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1st at the ArcLight Hollywood Theater located at 6360 W. Sunset Blvd. and celebrate reaching the milestone that as of November 13th, AHF is providing lifesaving HIV/AIDS medical care and services to 502,237 patients in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Europe, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean and Asia. The free event will kick off with red carpet and VIP/celebrity reception from 6 – 7 p.m., followed by an hour-long film presentation in the ArcLight Hollywood Cinerama Dome that will begin at 8 p.m.

Media personality, entrepreneur and author Amber Rose, actors Vivian Lamolli and Oskar Rodriguez of Hulu’s East Los High, and choreographer Debbie Allen are among guests confirmed to attend. Tina Campbell of Grammy award-winning gospel duo Mary Mary will perform live following the film screening.

 

WHAT:  AHF reception and screening to commemorate World AIDS Day and celebrate providing care to over 500,000 patient lives globally.

 

WHEN:

TUESDAY, December 1st 2015

8:00 – 9:00 PM

Film Screening

AHF: The Road to 500,000

ArcLight Hollywood Cinerama Dome

The one-hour film presentation will feature original AHF video content and celebrate AHF reaching the historic milestone of providing medical care and services to over 500,000 lives in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America/Caribbean.

 

WHERE:

ArcLight Hollywood Theater and Dome

6360 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

 

“We are now reaching over half-a-million men, women and children with lifesaving medical care in thirty-six countries around the world—a remarkable accomplishment that only a great team of patients, medical providers, staff and volunteers could have made possible,” said Michael Weinstein, AHF’s President. “500,000 patients in care is one of the greatest accomplishments in the 28-year history of AHF. Just two years ago, we celebrated 250,000 patients in care. To now reach over twice that number of lives is incredible.”

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