SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financing solutions to healthcare professionals, announced their sponsorship of the 25 th annual AIDS Walk Miami benefiting those who have been infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Funds raised from the event will go to Care Resource, South Florida's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS community organization serving 15,000 South Floridians suffering with the disease.
In its 25 th year, the AIDS Walk Miami serves as a vital vehicle to raise awareness and funds to combat the effect that HIV/AIDS continue to have on the South Florida region. In addition to the more than 57,000 residents currently living with the disease, Miami-Dade and Broward counties consistently rank among the highest in the nation for new HIV/AIDS cases. Organizers have set out raise $1,000,000 through this year's event, noting that $.86 from every dollar raised provides direct services to community members infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
"We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with the AIDS Walk and Care Resource," said Eric Castro, Owner and COO of BHG. "HIV/AIDS impacts so many people in our community and we are fortunate to have organizations like Care Resource providing essential services to those in need."Bankers Healthcare Group is headquartered in Southwest Ranches, FL with offices in New York, NY and Syracuse, NY. BHG employs more than 160 individuals between the three locations. About Care Resource For over 27 years, Care Resource has provided HIV/AIDS research, prevention, care and treatment services to individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties and has become South Florida's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS service organization. Care Resource provides persons living with HIV/AIDS access to a "one-stop" location for primary medical care, oral health care, clinical trials and research studies, information and referrals, medical case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling, temporary assistance to needy families (TANF), emergency rent/mortgage and utility assistance, food and transportation vouchers, food bank groceries and counseling and testing. About Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc. Since 1992, Bankers Healthcare Group has been providing financing solutions to healthcare professionals throughout the United States. In 2012, Dun & Bradstreet ranked BHG's financial stability in the top 2% of companies in the financial sector. BHG has also been named to Inc. magazine's list of America's fastest growing companies in seven of the last eight years. SOURCE Bankers Healthcare Group