By Caitlyn Trudnich Grammy-winning hip-hop duo, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, are taking their fundraising efforts to Broadway. The rap stars, along with Ryan Lewis’ mother and HIV-positive advocate Julie Lewis, created the 30/30 Project, which […]
“Yes, I’m grateful that I lived,” Julie Lewis, who is HIV positive, says. “But I want to do something to honor all those people that we love dearly who died along the way.”
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis made a surprising announcement today, via their YouTube channel. In a just-posted video, Macklemore revealed that Lewis’ mother, Julie Lewis, has been living with HIV for 30 years. He followed that by announcing the duo’s support for an Indiegogo campaign called the 30/30 Project. The project is seeking $100,000 in donations to build clinics worldwide that will provide healthcare, with the first planned for Malawi.