campaign/event was founded in 2008 by Martin Rooney as a part of the campaign
to remove the US HIV Travel Ban. Proceeds have surpassed $60000 since
its inception and have benefitted two worthy organizations – Surrey HIV/AIDS
Food Bank, operated by Lookout Emergency
AID Society and AIDS Tijuana (Truax House),
a clinic in Tijuana Mexico operated through funds raised through the International
Court System & the Imperial Court de San Diego, California.
the momentum of this event continues to grow with sponsors, participants
as well as much needed funds.
2016 the Red Ribbons 4 Life Foundation was established - its founding
1. To focus on food security for HIV and HCV positive individuals
2. To educate and fundraise to support direst services for those on low income and/or disability living with HIV.HCV
host the annual Red Ribbons 4 Life event that will generate
funding to be distributed to direct services that focus on food
security for those on low income and/or disability int he HIV/HVC
community on the lower Mainland
10TH ANNUAL RED RIBBONS 4 LIFE EVENT
DECEMBER 3RD 2017
THE EVENT X - FACEBOOK
Last year (2016)we raised $9,000 that goes directly to ensure high protein, high carb food items are continuously on the shelves of the Djaeff Mahler Foodbank, in Surrey BC.
it's inception over $70,000 has been donated to AIDS services that
focus on food security for those living with HIV.
Also an huge effort
to remove the stigma in the message "Know YOUR Status, Get TESTED"
To read the history of the lifting of the travel ban and previous campaigns
- click here