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          Today, approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, with one in seven unaware of their infected status.

          Source: CDC

          Uniting Our Industry. Improving Lives.

          Gift for Life is the industry’s charitable organization founded in 1992 to fight HIV/AIDS. Through cause marketing partnerships, special events across the U.S. and direct donations we have raised more than $5 million for treatment, prevention, education and advocacy.

          Our charity partner, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) – one of the largest funders of HIV/AIDS service and education programs in the U.S. – is working toward an AIDS-free generation. Since its founding in 1984, DIFFA has mobilized the immense resources of the design communities to provide more than $44 million to hundreds of AIDS organizations nationwide.

          DIFFA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in New York State, and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


          In 2018, with Gift for Life’s help, DIFFA National granted $285,000 to 26 organizations nationwide. DIFFA is proud to support these organizations providing education, prevention, and direct treatment services to individuals across the country impacted by HIV/AIDS.

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          Powerful momentum is now building towards a new narrative on HIV treatment and a new, final, ambitious, but achievable target: By 2020,

          • 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status
          • 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy
          • 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression

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