Lil Nas X’s charitable “baby registry” benefits CAARAC
ROC’s Shakita Brooks Jones serves as the executive director for Central Alabama Alliance Resource & Advocacy Center (CAARAC), which serves, empowers, and becomes an ally to individuals and communities in Alabama through education, advocacy, and grassroots programs related to chronic health disparities (HCV, HBP, Diabetes) and HIV.
CAARAC is one of the organizations included on Lil Nas X’s “baby registry,” which is raising thousands of dollars for charitable organizations. Donations to CAARAC are paired with the Lil Nas X song, ONE OF ME.” A special note of thanks Gilead for matching donations up to $25,000. Gilead Sciences’ COMPASS Initiative combats HIV/AIDS in the South.
Read more about Lil Nas X’s charitable efforts in this article by Jasmine Ting at papermag.com.