Worldwide, 16.6 million children <18 years of age have lost 1 or both their parents to HIV; 90% of these orphans live in sub-Saharan Africa.

Donate Money, Sponsor an Orphan, Attend a Fundraiser, Become a Volunteer…

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* Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Global Report: UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic 2010.

Sponsor a child

For just $1.78 a day – or $650 a year – you or a group of your friends together can make a life-changing difference to a child through the SHARE Orphan Sponsorship (SOS) program.

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SHARE Africa’s Thirtieth Anniversary Fund

Over three decades ago, Dr. Martha “Bobby” MacGuffie, a revered local surgeon and hero to so many Rockland County families, faced a tragedy that could have flattened nearly any human being: the death of her two young sons, due to blood transfusions that infected them with AIDS. In the wake of this horror, Dr. MacGuffie traveled to Africa, hoping that the comfort she found in animals might help her heal.

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This powerful poem, written by Jerry Warshaw, after a visit with a woman from Mbita, Kenya on April 1, 2018, highlights SHARE’s impact on her family and community. Please help SHARE continue this life saving work.

My Life

I was born when the locust was eating the crops, that’s as close as I can tell, a tough time to arrive in the world, no one rang a bell….

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