LGBTQ+ Health

Omomuki provides funds and resources to non-profit organizations working in the areas of HIV prevention including safer sex, PREP, and Undetectable=Untransmittable education; HIV testing; and direct services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

2022 Programs and Recipients

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. Professional dancers from companies across the country, performing arts organizations, student dancers and dance lovers contribute to annual DRA events, like Fire Island Dance Festival, Hudson Valley Dance Festival and Dance from the Heart, audience appeals and DRA’s Dance Student Outreach Project. The Omomuki grant funded a premier performance of Akira Uchida's "And On..." at the 2022 Fire Island Dance Festival.

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Iris House

Iris House provides comprehensive support, prevention, and education services for women, families, and underserved populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community. Omomuki funds in full Taiwan Love and Hope’s comprehensive 2022 HIV prevention program for the remote regions of Ping Tung County, Taiwan, including monthly mobile HIV testing, PrEP/PEP education, and safer sex education.

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GRIOT Circle

GRIOT Circle is a community-based, multigenerational organization serving LGBTQ elders of color. 
 

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The Ali Forney Center

The Ali Forney Center, dedicated to protecting homeless LGBTQ youth from the harms of homelessness and empowering them with the tools needed to be independent – through stable housing, access to medical care, GED classes and college enrollment assistance, vocational training, and emotional support. 

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Tainan Rainbow Pride

Tainan Rainbow Pride is an LGBT pride event held annually in the historic city of Tainan in Southern Taiwan. The Omomuki grant funds an educational campaign on HIV awareness and the use of PrEP as a means of preventing HIV.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is a nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theater community, since 1988 Broadway Cares has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses through annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

Taiwan AIDS Foundation

The Taiwan AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to educate the public about HIV and HIV prevention. The Foundation provides HIV testing, as well as online, phone, and in-person counseling. The Foundation runs three LGBT community centers for HIV/AIDS prevention and education, in Taipei City, Hsinchu City, and Chiayi County. The Omomuki grant funds travel expenses to the 2022 World AIDS conference in Montreal, and three subsequent workshops to share the latest in HIV prevention with Taiwanese healthcare professionals.

2021 Programs and Recipients

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Omomuki Vaccine Program

In February 2021 Omomuki commenced an entirely volunteer-driven vaccination outreach program to secure vaccine appointments for HIV-positive New Yorkers. That program quickly expanded to include all New Yorkers, with outreach focused on immigrant communities of New York City with amongst the highest COVID mortality rates. The program includes outreach to publicize the importance of vaccinations; free vaccine appointment scheduling; in-person vaccination events; and homebound vaccinations.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community. Omomuki funds in full Taiwan Love and Hope’s comprehensive 2022 HIV prevention program for the remote regions of Ping Tung County, Taiwan, including monthly mobile HIV testing, PrEP/PEP education, and safer sex education.

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Vax Fest 2021

Vax Fest 2021 is a nationwide group of vaccine volunteers, civic-minded Americans and journalists planning events to make vaccines easily available in a community setting. It is both a grassroots effort to improve vaccine accessibility and encourage those who have hesitated to go get their vaccine or make an appointment. Omomuki co-organized and funded Vax Fest events in underserved neighborhoods in Queens, New York.

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Harmony Home

Harmony Home Taiwan provides long-term and nursing home care to men and women living with HIV/AIDS. The Omomuki grant subsidizes medical supplies for their Pingtung and New Taipei City Care Centers.

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Apicha Community Health Center

Apicha (Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS) was founded in 1989 to address unmet HIV/AIDS-related needs of Asians and Pacific Islanders in New York City. Today, Apicha provides affordable healthcare for underserved and vulnerable New Yorkers, both HIV-positive and HIV-negative, including primary care, HIV specialty care, transgender primary care, sexual health services, mental health services, and community education programs.

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. Professional dancers from companies across the country, performing arts organizations, student dancers and dance lovers contribute to annual DRA events, like Fire Island Dance Festival, Hudson Valley Dance Festival and Dance from the Heart, audience appeals and DRA’s Dance Student Outreach Project.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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2020 Programs and Recipients

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Harmony Home

Our last grant of 2020 was to our beloved grantee Harmony Home Taiwan, which provides long-term and nursing home care to men and women living with HIV/AIDS. The Omomuki grant will subsidize rent for their Pingtung and New Taipei City Care Centers.

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South Rainbow Street 6 Community Center
(Taiwan Love and Hope Association)

Since 2018 we have been making grants to HIV organizations in the historic city of Tainan in southern Taiwan. These photos are from the December 2020 Pride Parade there, where Omomuki sponsored the Taiwan Love and Hope Association’s efforts to end the AIDS epidemic in Taiwan through HIV and STI testing, HIV prevention counseling, PrEP counseling and access, and substance abuse support groups through their South Rainbow Street 6 Community Center.

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Tainan Rainbow Pride

Tainan Rainbow Pride is an LGBT pride event held annually in the historic city of Tainan in Southern Taiwan. The Omomuki grant funded an educational campaign on HIV awareness and the use of PrEP as a means of preventing HIV.

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HERO / Sunshine Queer Community Center
(Taiwan Love and Hope Association)

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association is based in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. For the past five years, Omomuki has supported their efforts to end the AIDS epidemic in Taiwan through HIV and STI testing, HIV prevention counseling, PrEP counseling and access, and substance abuse support groups through their Sunshine Queer Community Center and HERO clinic.

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. Professional dancers from companies across the country, performing arts organizations, student dancers and dance lovers contribute to annual DRA events, like Fire Island Dance Festival, Hudson Valley Dance Festival and Dance from the Heart, audience appeals and DRA’s Dance Student Outreach Project.

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Classical Action—Performing Arts Against AIDS

Classical Action was founded in 1993 to engage the classical music performing arts community in the fight against AIDS. Funds raised through Classical Action’s intimate classical, opera and jazz concerts are administered by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to provide access to life-saving medications, health care, counseling, nutritious meals and emergency financial assistance to men, women and children across the country. The Omomuki grant sponsors their 2020 Hamlen-Palm Music Series, including JACK Quartet, Anthony Roth Costanzo, and Lisette Oropesa.

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The Center offers the LGBT communities of New York City health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services. The Omomuki grant funds HIV prevention, support for people living with HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse treatment.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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The San Diego LGBT Community Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities. Specific programs include the Hillcrest Youth Center and Sunburst Youth Housing for HIV-positive youth; #BeTheGeneration, whose primary goal of is to reduce the number of new cases of HIV in San Diego to zero; PrEP education and access; HIV testing; HIV Positive Seniors Discussion Group; Living with HIV Counseling and Support Groups; and Spanish-language support groups Las Manzanitas and Accion Positiva.

2019 Programs and Recipients

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Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association

Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association is Taiwan’s first LGBTQ advocacy non-profit. They provide gender and sexuality education, support for parents of LGBT children, hotline services, care for LGBT elders, HIV/AIDS prevention, support for victims of domestic violence, and support services for the transgender community. The Omomuki grant will fund the Hotline’s HIV and syphilis rapid testing kits and the training of their HIV testing and counseling personnel.

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Taiwan AIDS Foundation

The Taiwan AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to educate the public about HIV and HIV prevention. The Foundation provides HIV testing, as well as online, phone, and in-person counseling. The Foundation runs three LGBT community centers for HIV/AIDS prevention and education, in Taipei City, Hsinchu City, and Chiayi County. The Omomuki grant funds the purchase of rapid HIV testing kits.

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Harmony Home

Harmony Home Taiwan was founded in 1986 to provide housing and medical care for people living with HIV and AIDS. Harmony Home’s Adult Care Centers provide medical care, meals, psychiatric and substance abuse services, as well as long-term and nursing home care. The Omomuki grant supports medical supplies at Harmony Home’s Adult Care Centers.

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HIV Education and Research Taiwan (H.E.A.R.T)

HIV Education and Research Taiwan (H.E.A.R.T.) is focused on bringing an end to the AIDS epidemic in Taiwan through novel strategies targeting younger generations. H.E.A.R.T. disseminates current scientific evidence on HIV prevention, advocates for HIV testing, and publicizes combination prevention such as condoms, PrEP, and treatment as prevention (U=U).

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Taiwan AIDS Foundation – Hsinchu

The Taiwan AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to educate the public about HIV and HIV prevention. The Foundation provides HIV testing, as well as online, phone, and in-person counseling. The Foundation runs three LGBT community centers for HIV/AIDS prevention and education, in Taipei City, Hsinchu City, and Chiayi County. The Omomuki grant funds an HIV education program at the Annual Festival in Hsinchu City, which included presentations by HIV experts, performances related to HIV/AIDS education, and free HIV testing.

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. Professional dancers from companies across the country, performing arts organizations, student dancers and dance lovers contribute to annual DRA events, like Fire Island Dance Festival, Hudson Valley Dance Festival and Dance from the Heart, audience appeals and DRA’s Dance Student Outreach Project.

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Apicha Community Health Center

Apicha (Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS) was founded in 1989 to address unmet HIV/AIDS-related needs of Asians and Pacific Islanders in New York City. Today, Apicha provides affordable healthcare for underserved and vulnerable New Yorkers, both HIV-positive and HIV-negative, including primary care, HIV specialty care, transgender primary care, sexual health services, mental health services, and community education programs.

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Tainan Rainbow Parade / National Cheng Kung University

Tainan Rainbow Parade is an LGBT pride event held annually in Tainan, Taiwan’s fourth largest city. The Omomuki grant funds an educational campaign on HIV awareness, HIV testing, and the use of PrEP as a means of preventing HIV.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association and Sunshine Queer Center is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention and control, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community. The Omomuki grant funds educational materials to promote the use of PrEP as a way to reduce the risk of HIV; free condom distribution; and promotional materials on sexual health.

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Classical Action—Performing Arts Against AIDS

Classical Action was founded in 1993 to engage the classical music performing arts community in the fight against AIDS. Funds raised through Classical Action’s intimate classical, opera and jazz concerts are administered by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to provide access to life-saving medications, health care, counseling, nutritious meals and emergency financial assistance to men, women and children across the country. The Omomuki grant sponsors their 2019 Hamlen-Palm Music Series.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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The Center

The Center offers the LGBT communities of New York City health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services.

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The San Diego LGBT Community Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities. Specific programs include the Hillcrest Youth Center and Sunburst Youth Housing for HIV-positive youth; #BeTheGeneration, whose primary goal of is to reduce the number of new cases of HIV in San Diego to zero; PrEP education and access; HIV testing; HIV Positive Seniors Discussion Group; Living with HIV Counseling and Support Groups; and Spanish-language support groups Las Manzanitas and Accion Positiva.

2018 Programs and Recipients

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Harmony Home

Harmony Home Taiwan was founded in 1986 to provide housing and medical care for people living with HIV and AIDS. Harmony Home’s Adult Care Centers provides medical care, meals, psychiatric and substance abuse services, as well as long-term and nursing home care. The Omomuki grant supports rent and medical supplies at Harmony Home’s Adult Care Center.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association and Sunshine Queer Center is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention and control, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community. The Omomuki grant funds educational materials to promote the use of PrEP as a way to reduce the risk of HIV; free condom distribution; and promotional materials on sexual health.

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Taiwan AIDS Foundation

The Taiwan AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to educate the public about HIV and HIV prevention. The Foundation provides HIV testing, as well as online, phone, and in-person counseling. The Foundation runs three LGBT community centers for HIV/AIDS prevention and education, in Taipei City, Hsinchu City, and Chiayi County. The Omomuki grant funds the purchase of rapid HIV testing kits.

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HIV Education and Research Taiwan (H.E.A.R.T)

HIV Education and Research Taiwan (H.E.A.R.T.) is focused on bringing an end to the AIDS epidemic in Taiwan through novel strategies targeting younger generations. H.E.A.R.T. disseminates current scientific evidence on HIV prevention, advocates for HIV testing, and publicizes combination prevention such as condoms, PrEP, and treatment as prevention (U=U). In collaboration with Hornet Taiwan and Prepster in the U.K., the Omomuki grant funds a PrEP education campaign during Taipei Pride Week in October 2018 through the documentary film PrEP-17 – The Coming Age of PrEP.

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Tainan Rainbow Parade / National Cheng Kung University

Tainan Rainbow Parade is an LGBT pride event held annually in Tainan, Taiwan’s fourth largest city. The Omomuki grant funds an educational campaign on the use of PrEP as a means of preventing HIV, and how and where PrEP can be purchased.

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Ali Forney Center

Ali Forney Center is the largest agency dedicated to LGBTQ homeless youths in the country, assisting over 2,000 youths per year through a 24-hour Drop-In Center, a meal program that serves 70,000 meals annually, medical and mental health services through an on-site clinic, and a scattered-site housing program.

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. Professional dancers from companies across the country, performing arts organizations, student dancers and dance lovers contribute to annual DRA events, like Fire Island Dance Festival, Hudson Valley Dance Festival and Dance from the Heart, audience appeals and DRA’s Dance Student Outreach Project.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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The Center

The Center offers the LGBT communities of New York City health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services.

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The San Diego LGBT Community Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities. Specific programs include the Hillcrest Youth Center and Sunburst Youth Housing for HIV-positive youth; #BeTheGeneration, whose primary goal of is to reduce the number of new cases of HIV in San Diego to zero; PrEP education and access; HIV testing; HIV Positive Seniors Discussion Group; Living with HIV Counseling and Support Groups; and Spanish-language support groups Las Manzanitas and Accion Positiva.

2017 Programs and Recipients

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Harmony Home

Harmony Home Taiwan was founded in 1986 to provide housing and medical care for people living with HIV and AIDS. Harmony Home’s Adult Care Center provides medical care, meals, psychiatric, and substance abuse services, as well as long-term care and hospice for long-term survivors; their Family Center specializes in care for HIV+-positive mothers and their children.

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Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS, founded in 1991, was the dance community’s first ongoing effort to raise awareness and money to directly help those living with AIDS. 

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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The Center

The Center offers the LGBT communities of NYC health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services. The Omomuki grant funds in part The Center’s HIV testing and PrEP education programs, as well as participation in New York City’s Pride Parade.

2016 Programs and Recipients

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Taiwan AIDS Foundation

The Taiwan AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to educate the public about HIV and HIV prevention. The Foundation provides HIV testing, as well as online, phone, and in-person counseling. The Foundation runs three LGBT community centers for HIV/AIDS prevention and education, in Taipei City, Hsinchu City, and Chiayi County.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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The Center

The Center offers the LGBT communities of NYC health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services. The Omomuki grant funds in part The Center’s HIV testing and PrEP education programs, as well as participation in New York City’s Pride Parade.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association and Sunshine Queer Center is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention and control, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community.

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Taiwan GDi Association

Taiwan GDi Association was founded in 2013 in Taichung, Taiwan’s third largest city, to provide support for Taichung area LGBT citizens. Taiwan GDi organizes the annual Taichung Pride Parade and other events, promotes LGBT equality with publications and educational programs, assists with LGBT related research studies, and hosts health related workshops.

2015 Programs and Recipients

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GMHC

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. It provides a broad away of services to New York City residents including care coordination, an HIV/AIDS hotline, legal services, meals and nutrition, mental health services, wellness services, and workforce development programs.

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The Center

The Center offers the LGBT communities of NYC health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services.

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Taiwan Youth Foundation

Taiwan Youth Foundation, based in Taichung City, was founded in 2004 to encourage Taiwanese youth to participate in public affairs. It holds forums to raise LGBT & HIV awareness, and publishes the seasonal magazine Temperature to report local stories and youth activities. In 2015, Taiwan Youth Foundation hosted the annual Taichung LGBT Pride with 200 volunteers promoting local HIV prevention activities and LGBT equality.

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Taiwan Love and Hope Association

The Taiwan Love and Hope Association and Sunshine Queer Center is based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, and is the first established LGBT center in Taiwan. It is dedicated to AIDS prevention and control, and provides medical care, counseling services, and family services to the LGBT community.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.

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Living With Hope Organization

The Living With Hope Organization was founded 20 years ago to fight the spread of HIV in Taiwan. With offices in Taipei and Kaohsiung, Living With Hope Organization provides free and confidential HIV testing at their offices as well as at many local nightclubs; telephone counseling on HIV prevention and treatment; counseling to assist those living with HIV; counseling for depression, anxiety, and substance addiction; and education advocacy in schools and businesses, and through lectures, seminars, and traditional and social media.