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“Circle of Love” sculpture donated to D.A.P. frames major donor commitment
Posted October 5th, 2012 – Local Philanthropy
On Friday, November 2, Desert AIDS Project will recognize the dedicated support of Jim Casey and Jason Altieri when it formally unveils the “Circ...

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Lulu marks its first anniversary with donations to Desert AIDS Project and the Palm Springs Art Museum
Posted September 13th, 2012 – Local Philanthropy
Lulu California Bistro has been a Palm Springs hot spot since it first appeared at the corner of Arenas and Palm Canyon on August 22, 2011. To refl...

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CURTIS RINGNESS, JR.: 30th Anniversary, Board of Dir...
Posted January 10th, 2014
Curt and his now-husband, Barry, attended the very first Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala in 1995. Excited by wha...
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TERRI KETOVER: 2014 100 WOMEN AWARD, Sponsored by An...
Posted January 9th, 2014
Some people might respond with a sense of hopelessness to the Centers for Disease Control’s statistic that one in 1...
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DAVID KAPLAN & GLENN OSTERGAARD: PARTNERS FOR L...
Posted January 7th, 2014
During the 2011 Steve Chase gala, the husband-and-husband team of David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard happily surprised...
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“Circle of Love” sculpture donated to D.A.P. fr...
Posted October 5th, 2012
On Friday, November 2, Desert AIDS Project will recognize the dedicated support of Jim Casey and Jason Altieri when i...
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Lulu marks its first anniversary with donations to D...
Posted September 13th, 2012
Lulu California Bistro has been a Palm Springs hot spot since it first appeared at the corner of Arenas and Palm Cany...
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Introducing the John Mendes Nutritional Assistance P...
Posted July 6th, 2012
JOHN L. MENDES, JR. was a long-term HIV positive survivor who passed away in March of 2012 of metastatic lung and bra...
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Thanks a Million, Annette!
Posted April 10th, 2012
Even though antiretroviral drugs offer the prospect of a longer life, HIV still makes patients vulnerable to a host o...
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Tool Shed and Palm Springs Leather Order of the Dese...
Posted March 22nd, 2012
In its ongoing partnership with the community to prevent the spread of HIV, the Tool Shed Bar in Palm Springs recentl...
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An early Christmas gift for some clients
Posted December 7th, 2011
Earlier this week, some very lucky D.A.P. clients were treated to an early Christmas gift when they won a fresh, full...
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Help spread holiday joy to those less fortunate
Posted November 10th, 2011
You can start off this giving season by purchasing a holiday tree for D.A.P. clients from a local school music progra...
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Filling up D.A.P.’s Food Depot is an annual ef...
Posted November 1st, 2011
For the past 8 years, Kandy Lee has organized a holiday food drive effort to fill up our Food Depot, which is constan...
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Throw a fundraiser for Desert AIDS Project!
Posted September 7th, 2011
In addition to revenues from annual donors, signature event fundraisers like the
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The Nicest Grizzly Bear We’ve Ever Met
Posted July 27th, 2011
Julian di Ciurcio has been fighting the good fight since the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic—since before th...
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Help us meet an unprecedented need
Posted June 24th, 2011
Summer’s here!  And for many that means fun vacation trips away from the heat and a welcome "off-season" to the en...
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