On the heels of Love Ball III, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Susanne Bartsch, in partnership with MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam Fund, has granted $500,000 to eight New York-based neighborhood organizations recognized along side the New York Community Trust.
The organizations have been chosen for his or her present initiatives that assist queer folks of shade, together with the ballroom neighborhood, dwelling with and affected by HIV and AIDS.
Grants of $70,000 for a complete of $350,000 got to Audre Lorde Project; Brooklyn Community Health Center; Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; Gay Men’s Health Crisis, and Hetrick-Martin Institute.
Additional grants of $50,000 by MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam Fund for a complete of $150,000 got to Ali Forney Center, Anti-Violence Project, and the HEAT program at SUNY.
“With the help of the American fashion community, the CFDA has been able to raise significant funds to fight HIV and AIDS since the inaugural 7th on Sale event with Vogue magazine in 1990,” mentioned Steven Kolb, president and chief government officer of the CFDA. “We continued these efforts with Love Ball III during World Pride in New York City this June, and are pleased to continue to contribute to this important cause. We are so grateful for the partnership with MAC Cosmetics and their longstanding work in our shared mission.”