FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT
November 12, 2013 Ryan Singleton, (312) 334-0913
CHICAGO The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) hosted its 2013 TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) Year-End Celebration on November 9 at Sidetrack, where Chad Thompson, Vice President and Senior Client Manager Analyst at Bank of America and AFC Board member, presented a $25,000 grant award to AFC on behalf of the Bank of America Foundation.
AFC is thrilled and honored to receive this grant, said David Ernesto Munar, AFCs CEO/President. It will support our case management programs, which link people living with HIV to lifesaving services and benefits. We are proud to work with the Bank of America Foundation to expand our reach in the community and are so grateful to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for its years of partnering with charity runners in the Team to End AIDS.
Sandhya Krishnan, Bank of America's Charity, Community, and International Program Manager, also welcomed and congratulated T2 participants for their athletic and fundraising accomplishments.
The event helped T2 cap off a strong year of endurance sports. Through four eventsthe Bank of American Chicago Marathon, Chicago Half Marathon, Life Time Tri Chicago Triathlon, and Ironman 70.3 SteelheadT2 raised over $516,000 for AFC.
The top fundraisers were Brooke Skinner, Munar, Matthew Goines, Curt Hupe, and Sally Stresnak, who combined to raise $33,775. Athletes fundraising pages are open until the end of the year.
T2 staff also encouraged participants to join them for the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon, Sunday, March 9. Training starts November 16 at Columbia Yacht Club, 111 North Lake Shore Drive, and will be led by T2s USATF certified staff. Funds generated through this event will also benefit AFC.
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Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a catalyst for local, national, and international action against HIV/AIDS.
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