November #118 : Pushing the $$$ Envelope - by Emmy Favilla

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Senior Class

A Place at the Table

Food for the Soul

Med Blues

Doctor's Diary - November 2005

Talking Turkey

Licking Lipo Where it Lives

Tea Cells

Ask the Sexpert - November 2005

Bedroom Gambling

Word Therapy

Employee of the Month - November 2005

No More Stickups

Postscripts from the Edge

Buzz - November 2005

Positive I.D.

Courting Disaster?

Rent's Due

Mentors - November 2005

Pushing the $$$ Envelope

I Demand a Recount

We are Family

Founder's Letter - November 2005

Mailbox - November 2005

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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November 2005

Pushing the $$$ Envelope

by Emmy Favilla

Think AIDS Walks are a workout? Meet these fearless fundraisers

December 5, 2004—January 12, 2005
South African HIVer activist lives in his car for 40 days!
Andre van Zijl broke the previous car-dwelling world record of 38 days, racking up $237 for children’s AIDS charities. This was his 25th world milestone, including disco dancing for 345 hours and drinking 600 liters of milk shakes.

June 9–June 11, 2005
Colorado Springs duo crawls 33 miles in 45 hours!
College seniors Leo Chau and Sean Duffy braved thunderstorms and freezing temps—landing in the ER—to break the crawling world record, generating nearly $20K for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

July 28, 2005
Girl swims 8.4 miles across Canadian strait!
Twenty-five-year-old Kristin Roe trained with an Olympian to become one of the few people to swim from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island. She raised over $20K for AIDS orgs, promising she’ll paddle for more.

December 1, 2005
New Yorker attempts to cross Atlantic in homemade, wooden rowboat!
This World AIDS Day, Victor Mooney, 40, plans to row from Senegal to New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. He’s raising HIV awareness, not money, but sponsors and volunteers have built or donated 90% of his gear.

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