DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that provide treatment, direct care services, preventive education programs and advocacy for individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.
Mobilizing the resources of the design industry to raise awareness and funds, DIFFA has created legendary programs and events that highlight a cause that has significantly impacted the industry for over three decades.Read More
Garrett Carter, May Ghadanfar, Bonnie Hoeker and Kwanghae Lee Each year, DIFFA invites three of New York’s most prestigious schools to create design installations for DINING BY DESIGN New York. The Student Design Initiative is supported in part by the Angelo Donghia Foundation. Under the tutelage of cutting-edge industry mentors, these student teams were guided through the creative process from
God's Love- Delivering Nutritious Meals to Those in Need Thirty-two years ago, a hospice volunteer named Ganga Stone visited an AIDS patient, Richard Sayles. She found him too ill to cook for himself. Ganga’s compassion took hold, a meal was prepared and delivered, and Ganga realized that something as basic as delivering a meal could bring dignity and recognition to a
DIFFA pledges continued support in reflection of World AIDS Day December 1st marks the 29th annual World AIDS Day, an opportunity to raise awareness, show support and remember those lost to AIDS. This global health day was declared at the height of the epidemic—a time when AIDS cases had increased by 56% worldwide and more than 27,000 people had died
The Alpha Workshops: Changing Lives Through Art While infection rates continued to rise a decade into the HIV/AIDS epidemic—the number of AIDS-related fatalities began to decrease due to improved medication. HIV positive individuals were beginning to live longer, healthier lives. Noticing the uptick in the number of individuals living with HIV, Kenneth Wampler and a dedicated Board of Directors established