BCAP Receives $5,000 From Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in Partnership with Macy's
May 9, 2019 Boulder, CO — Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP) has been awarded a grant for $5,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used for BCAP’s HIV Prevention Education and Outreach for Youth Program. This program is a unique vehicle to provide sexual health education in classrooms and at community partner agencies serving youth and provides free and confidential HIV testing to youth 13 and older.
BCAP is honored to be recognized for our innovative approach in support of people affected by HIV and AIDS. “BCAP is a powerful part of a collective effort to achieve an AIDS-free world, a world Elizabeth Taylor is still helping to realize through ETAF” said Catherine Brown, Executive Director of The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. “ETAF and Macy’s are honored to support BCAP with these funds to continue our aligned goals of health equity and zero discrimination for all people living with or at risk for HIV and AIDS.”
Through their Cause Marketing Program, Thanks For Sharing, Macy's recognizes their responsibility to support disadvantaged communities and the needs of their neighbors. They are proud to partner with ETAF and have contributed to this grant.
About Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP)
BCAP’s mission is to provide support, advocacy, and education to those in our community living with or affected by HIV and AIDS, and to serve as an outreach and information center to prevent the further transmission of HIV. The Agency annually reaches more than 12,250 individuals each year in Boulder, Broomfield, Gilpin, and Clear Creek Counties in Colorado. BCAP’s Care Services for persons living with HIV include individualized case management, assistance to access insurance benefits and HIV medications, basic needs financial and other resources, access to medical and non-medical pro bono services, and other services and advocacy to help clients living with HIV to achieve health and stability. Prevention Services include free HIV and hepatitis C testing, outreach education and presentations in the community, a peer-based service learning program focused on prevention among men who have sex with men, a syringe access program, and referrals to access pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) HIV prevention medications.
About The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF)
Founded in 1991, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) joins Elizabeth’s voice in the fight for social justice and human rights for people living with HIV and AIDS to achieve an AIDS-free world. Inspired by Elizabeth’s personal passion for the cause, in 2019 ETAF is focused on youth, women, children and families, ensuring they receive the direct care and support they need both domestically and in Malawi, the hotspot of the global epidemic. ETAF’s advocacy and awareness initiatives concentrate on elevating Elizabeth’s voice to secure care for the marginalized and social equity for all. To learn more or to make a donation please visit www.etaf.org.