May 31, 2010
Jerry was born on February 24, 1974 to an unwed mother. She was sixteen and had a family who loved them both and supported them in all ways possible. Through middle-school and high-school Jerry always had a job, delivering newspapers, working at a local restaurant and rouging seed corn in the summer. He has a great work ethic. Jerry’s love for people has shown thru his many friends and mission trips. Graduating high-school and college brought him to live and work in Minneapolis, MN. He has been there for many people, from mentoring to underprivileged children to inviting a homeless man into his home for a meal.
On April 14, 2004 Jerry was diagnosed with HIV. Instead of crumbling into despair, fear and even death, Jerry chose life. Through education on HIV/Aids around the world and encouragement from many supporters, the Hughes Foundation was born. Jerry’s love for all people and his strong faith has made it possible.
The Hughes Foundation is about hope, healing, prevention and life. Hope for many people with HIV/AIDS who otherwise would live or die in despair. Healing of the spirit with words of encouragement and unconditional love. Prevention through education on the facts about HIV/AIDS. And the most important, life, that even one life on this earth is worthy of living a happy, healthy and productive life.
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being there from the beginning through donations and seeing the results of the many people finding hope, healing, education and most important of all, that there is life and unconditional love.
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Donor & donations.
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