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Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, 77.3 million people have contracted HIV, 35.4 million have died of AIDS-related illnesses, and more than 17 million children have lost one or both parents to AIDS. The epidemic has been devastating for the world, and according to the most recent comprehensive surveys in 2017, there are still an estimated 36.9 million people living with HIV. Fortunately, thanks to the efforts of various organizations such as amfAR, the number of deaths associated with the pandemic is on the decline. According to the 2017 reports:
Whitney Wolfe Herd is most known for helping turn Bumble, the famous online dating site that puts women in the driver’s seat as the only ones who are allowed to initially contact matches in opposite-sex matches, into one of the most powerful ones in the field. In her role as founder and CEO of Bumble, she has also navigated several challenging situations over the first part of 2018.
This last June, Green Structure Homes (GSH) of Alabama made a sizeable donation of building materials to the Habitat for Humanity of Madison County. While GSH of Alabama operates in the disaster relief sector and Habitat for Humanity helps families facing housing instability all year long, both entities are meeting the housing needs of Madison County one family at a time. Last month, GSH of Alabama donated over 1600 sheets of Drywall, a truckload of Hardie Fascia, and over 58,000 square feet of Linoleum flooring valued at $75,000 dollars. Using their in-house logistic network, GSH made delivery of the building supplies via five semi-truck loads.