(PRWEB) August 18, 2005
One Earth Foundation to fight AIDS pandemic with the opening of "Living For A CureÂ®" HIV/AIDS Information Gallery.
Order your wristbands and help Stop the Silence and Raise Funds to Protect Youth, Young Adults, and Adults. Every 15 seconds, a young person between the ages of 15-24 becomes infected with HIV/AIDS. Fifty percent of all new infections occur among this age group, and most do not know they carry this deadly virus. The simple act of buying a $2 "Living For A Cure" Red Awareness Wristband helps educate and protect a young person from HIV/AIDS.
Silence, lack of knowledge and complacency are the biggest obstacles in the fight to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. One Earth Foundation and Around the House With Lesley Home Improvement Show has team up to raise funds to reverse this trend. One Earth Foundation, a HIV/AIDS education and prevention initiative organization has partnered to create a global fundraising and awareness campaign to educate and prevent HIV/AIDS among teenagers and young adults. Around the House With Lesley Home Improvement Show have donated television coverage to the campaign.
About "Living For A CureÂ®" HIV/AIDS Information Gallery:
The "Living for a CureÂ®" HIV/AIDS Information Gallery will be a view of Education. The Gallery has been design as an educational and prevention initiative to show how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has grown from the 1980's to the present. There will be a entire wall dedicated to famous people who died from the virus that our youth, our young adults, our adults our communities, our churches will be able to recognize and identify that the AIDS virus don't discriminate.
Tracy Carr, Founder "We have a moral obligation to present them with the facts and the risks associated with AIDS." One Earth Foundation will work closely with the middle and high schools to coordinate field trips to the gallery. The gallery will have a library with an array of books, magazines, brochures, and pamphlets for every age group about HIV/AIDS. The Gallery will be equipped with computers to find additional information and to listen to real stories of people who are living with the virus.
About 'Living for a CureÂ®' Wristbands:
The 'Living for a CureÂ®' Wristband represents One Earth uniting people to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and to support efforts that encourage finding a cure for this deadly disease. Tracy Carr, Founder and President, of One Earth Foundation said, "Now, more then ever before, the challenge to stop the AIDS epidemic is paramount. Considering the facts, preventive AIDS education is critically needed in America's Inner Cities. While there is no cure at this time -- only treatment -- for the AIDS virus, prevention is still the only cure." Support One Earth Foundation's National HIV/AIDS Campaign by ordering a Living for a CureÂ® Red Awareness Wristband, for purchase price of $2 each, by logging on to http://www.1earthfoundation.org. 100% of the purchase price goes toward the goal of raising $250,000 for the "Living For a Cure" HIV/AIDS Information Gallery.
About One Earth Foundation:
Founded in 2002, Atlanta based One Earth Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit HIV/AIDS prevention organization committed to fighting the growing HIV/AIDS cases around the country with an emphasis on the areas and groups with the highest rate of new HIV/AIDS cases such as AmericaÂs Inner City Communities and African American Women. As a nonprofit, One Earth Foundation, Inc uses proceeds raised from sales of 'Living for a CureÂ®' Wristbands will benefit the "Living For A Cure" HIV/AIDS Information Gallery. Find additional information regarding One Earth Foundation and prevention programs online at http://www.1earthfoundation.org.