EVENT: Orlando's Amazing Racea
EVENT DATE: Sep 12, 2015
1. To help combat HIV infections here in Orlando. Currently Orlando rates #1 in the nation in new infections. We, The Center, is the largest HIV Tester in the State of Florida doing almost 500 tests per month, and we are getting 1 to 2 new infections each day, mainly in the younger community. Most recently we have had two 14 year olds, a 19 year old and a 21 year old test reactive. The money raised will help us create a massive prevention campaign targeted to the younger demographic and hopefully slow the infection rate here.
2. Some of the money raised also will go to help us combat teenage homelessness. We are a tourist town with many teens thinking they will come here, get jobs at our theme parks, and live a wonderful life. They then find out that it is hard to live here in Orlando strictly on a theme park worker salary and they end up on the streets. This money will help us to help them get off the streets, so please help us raise money for the kids.
We will also be able to participate in The Amazing Race Orlando edition. The race is Saturday, September 12th. They'll have cameras following the participants so friends and family can watch from the party (location TBD.) I hope you'll join us in this exciting adventure! Come to the party and cheer us on and donate to The Center via our team page and help us reach our goal of $1500. We can't race unless we make our goal! Thanks!!