What You Fund
Dance Marathon's Beneficiaries
Founded 35 years ago, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is committed to a comprehensive response to fighting HIV and AIDS through research, global advocacy, strengthening of local health care systems, and growing the capacity of governments and communities in the world’s most affected regions to respond to urgent needs. 70% of PAC’s funds will go toward EGPAF's vision of a world where no other mother, child, or family is devastated by this disease.
For 25 years, the Laurel Foundation has served children and youth affected by HIV and AIDS through year-round education and camp programs. Laurel empowers children affected by HIV/AIDS from across California to embrace who they are, build successful lives and educate their peers on HIV and transgender issues. 14% of PAC’s funds will go to the Laurel Foundation’s educational and supportive summer camp programs.
Following the discovery of AIDS at UCLA in 1981, the UCLA AIDS Institute was established in 1992, to provide a unique, multidisciplinary think-tank of over 200 of the world’s top researchers who are assailing HIV from a dozen different disciplines and directions. The Institute is a global leader in research aiming to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine, and is actively researching gene therapy as a potential cure for HIV infection. 15% of PAC’s funds will go to the UCLA AIDS Institute, funding two seed grants per year.