Global Weekly Update November 30, 2009

November 30, 2009

South African Youth AIDS DemonstrationPriority Action: On World AIDS Day, Ask the President to Fully Fund the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

December 1 is World AIDS Day, and we’re halfway toward treating everyone suffering from AIDS, TB, and malaria, thanks to the contributions governments have made to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. But plans for helping the other half who get sick each year are in jeopardy, as donor governments now appear to be backing away from commitments they made to fully fund the Global Fund. Learn more and send a message to President Obama telling him we must get the job done against AIDS, TB and malaria. We’re Halfway There — Let’s Reach the Other Half!

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Zambian School ChildrenWhy I Believe a Global Fund for Education Is So Important

Lin Carlson, RESULTS Seattle partner, is finishing up a two and a half month visit to Kenya and Uganda and wants to share with you why he believes a Global Fund for Education is so important. Read his story and then take action to help create a Global Fund for Education.

Alaksa RESULTS65-Knot Winds and Boulders Doesn’t Stop RESULTS Alaska!

Despite bad weather and flight delays, the Sitka RESULTS group persevered in their plans for their fundraiser, with about 80 people from their small town of 8,000 coming out in support. Read how they thought quickly and used community help to reach their goal of raising $5,000.

On World AIDS Day, we rededicate ourselves to developing a national AIDS strategy that will establish the priorities necessary to combat this devastating epidemic at home, and to renewing our leadership role and commitments abroad.

Presidential Proclamation, World AIDS Day, 2009.

November–December: Fall Fundraising Campaign. Goal: to raise $50,000

December 1: World AIDS Day. Take action today!

December 10: Global Campaign for Education Day of Action.

December 12: Joint Domestic-Global Conference Call. 2:00 pm ET. Call in at (888) 409-6709.

January 9, 2010: Global Conference Call. 2:00 pm ET. Call in at (888) 409-6709.

For details, visit our events calendar.

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