Philadelphia, PA - Philly AIDS Thrift & Philly AIDS Thrift@ Giovanni's Room are delighted to award $372,000+ for 33 HIV/AIDS service organizations and their programs focusing on care and prevention in the Delaware Valley.
This vital grant funding is crucial. As COVID-19 enters its third year, non-profits nationwide are being challenged. This will make the group's total lifetime donations a significant milestone. Philly AIDS Thrift has celebrated turning donated treasures into $4M worth of grants and donations since its inception in 2014.
This incredible accomplishment will be celebrated publicly on Friday and Saturday, February 24th through 25th. There will be discounts, refreshments, and joy at Philly Aids Thrift at 710 S. 5th and Philly HIV Thrift @ Giovanni's Room at 345 S. 12th. You can find more information about Philly AIDS Thrift and the grant program at phillyaidsthrift.com or @phillyaidsthrift via social media.
Michael Byrne, President of the Philly AIDS Thrift Board, said this was his favorite moment of the year. "It's truly humbling that I can impact programs doing amazing work for individuals and communities impacted by HIV/AIDS in the Delaware Valley."
He said, "It is amazing that we give away the most dollars to the most programs." We are truly grateful when we realize that the grants have brought our total dollars granted to $4M. We thank our employees, volunteers, donors, and loyal customers.
Philly AIDS Thrift will be celebrating this milestone with a public celebration on Today, and Saturday, February 25th, with refreshments, discounts, and joy! Both locations will be open from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm on both dates.
The Grant Program at Philly AIDS Thrift was established in 2014 to provide additional services for the community. It has grown even during the COVID crisis and has helped over 40 organizations with over 200 grants.