Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS

BBB Contact: Aaron Meier, Heath Schwartz, Christine Olver

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 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic.

BC/EFA's annual events include the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, Gypsy of the Year,  Broadway Backwards, The Easter Bonnet Competition and Broadway Bares, in addition to many other special events held throughout the year.