This funding is a clarion call to the fact that the battle to treat, provide care and to accelerate a cure for HIV/AIDS is far from over and that complacency is the chief obstacle to securing victory
December 07, 2017
To call attention to the continuing urgency of the battle to address and conquer HIV/AIDS, Level Brands, Inc. has announced that its Chairman Emeritus and Chief Brand Strategist, Kathy Ireland–also chair of kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW)–has made a 2017 World AIDS Day contribution of $100,000 to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). “This funding is a clarion call to the fact that the battle to treat, provide care and to accelerate a cure for HIV/AIDS is far from over and that complacency is the chief obstacle to securing victory,” was noted in a joint statement from Jon Carrasco and Stephen Roseberry, Global Creative Director and President, respectively, of Level Brands‘ companies EE1, I’M1, kathy ireland Health and Wellness as well as kiWW.
Kathy Ireland remarked that the gift “celebrates my dear late friend and mentor, Dame Elizabeth Taylor and her inspiring and unrelenting philanthropy through which she personally willed and powered the global war on HIV/AIDS. Elizabeth still holds those living with HIV/AIDS and those in danger of contracting AIDS under the shelter of her loving wings, assuring that every dollar of donation to ETAF goes directly to care and prevention. Her passionate activism to end HIV/AIDS reigns as one of her most notable and lasting legacies, a fight continued today through The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. The…