ABOUT T2: Our Mission
The mission of TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) is to improve the lives of those who are affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. We do this by raising funds to support the programs of AIDS United and the Washington AIDS Partnership. Through our fundraising efforts we raise awareness and encourage every day people to get involved in creating an AIDS free generation. Through endurance sport and our social activities we celebrate not only our accomplishments; we celebrate the lives of the men, women and children whom HIV/AIDS has taken and those who are living every day.
The mission of AIDS United is to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States. We will achieve this goal through national, regional and local policy/advocacy, strategic grant-making, and organizational capacity building. With partners throughout the country, we will work to ensure that people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS have access to the prevention and care services they need and deserve.
The creation of AIDS United combines private-sector fundraising, philanthropy, coalition building, public policy expertise, and advocacy — as well as a network of passionate local and state partners — to most effectively and efficiently respond to the epidemic in the communities most impacted by it.
Through its unique Community Partnerships program and targeted special grant-making initiatives, AIDS United supports more than 400 grassroots organizations annually that provide HIV prevention, care and support services to underserved individuals and populations most impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic including communities of color, women and people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. South.
AIDS United advocates for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them. AIDS United’s policy staff has been instrumental in the development and implementation of major public health policies that improve the quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDS and ensure evidence based prevention programs to stop the spread of new infections.