Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS

Contact: Heath Schwartz

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 $285 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS 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 and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic. Broadway Cares also awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations in all 50 states.

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.