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Hilary Clinton got the First Founders’ Award for helping AIDS Victims

Oct 16, 2013 17:19 IST

Hilary Clinton was awarded the first founders’ award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation in New York on 15 October 2013 for her work to help HIV/AIDS victims. John’s foundation is celebrating its 21 year in USA. Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton was the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, serving under President Barack Obama.

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is a nonprofit organization, established by rock musician Sir Elton John in 1992 in the United States and 1993 in the United Kingdom to support innovative HIV/AIDS prevention, education programs, direct care and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS.

It has raised over 200 million US dollars to support HIV/AIDS programs in fifty-five nations.
The organisation supports its work through special events, cause-related marketing projects and voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. In 1993, the organization began hosting the annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party.

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