Here’s some holiday cheer: The Campbell Foundation awarded $5,000 grants to 13 different nonprofits serving the HIV/AIDS community. Referred to as “holiday hugs,” the grants are a way for the foundation to say thanks for the important work these nonprofits do.
This holiday, the foundation awarded $65,000, bringing the total funding to direct service organizations across the nation to more than $1.2 million, according to a Campbell Foundation press release.
The 2016 grants went to:
- AIDS Service Association of Pinellas (ASAP)/Empath Health, St. Petersburg, Fla.
- Broward House, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- Care Resource, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- Comprehensive Care Center (NBHD), Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- FoundCare, West Palm Beach, Fla.
- Latinos Salud, Wilton Manors, Fla.
- Legal Aid HIV/AIDS Law Project, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- McGregor Clinic, Fort Myers, Fla.
- Poverello Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- SunServe, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- Tuesday’s Angels, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
- Robeson Health Care Corporation, Lumberton, N.C.
Established in 1995 and based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Campbell Foundation supports clinical and laboratory-based research into HIV care and treatment.
In its press release, the foundation noted, “This year was particularly difficult for one of the grantees, Robeson Health Care Corporation in Lumberton, North Carolina, whose constituents were hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, leaving many of them homeless.”