Aileen Getty

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"Aileen is the Founding Donor of the Climate Emergency Fund. She has been an active philanthropist throughout her adult life. With a focus on improving the quality of life of individuals and communities in the US and around the world, she has supported a number of causes including homelessness, HIV/AIDS research and treatment, the greening of urban spaces, the arts, community building in Africa, meditation in schools, and peacebuilding in the Middle East. In response to the dire climate situation, she has shifted the bulk of her time and resources to supporting projects focused on bringing urgent solutions to the climate emergency.

"In 2005, Aileen also founded Gettlove, a nonprofit organization created to acknowledge, house and sustain housing for numerous homeless individuals who are part of the Los Angeles community. Aileen serves on several nonprofit boards: she is the Founder and President of Gettlove; a Trustee for amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research; an Ambassador to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation; and an Advisory Board Member of the YaLa Academy."[1]

Her father is Jean Paul Getty II . Her mother-in-law is Elizabeth Taylor.

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  1. Climate Emergency Fund Aileen Getty, organizational web page, accessed October 10, 2019.