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Five brand new ways our clients can improve their health online
Posted August 4th, 2014 – Our Stories
This summer, Desert AIDS Project is rolling out a new secure online patient portal for clients and patients. Months in the making, the number one g...

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The volunteer “Angel” among us
Posted July 28th, 2014 – Our Stories
Meet Margie Lobley. Margie, 70, has been a Desert AIDS Project volunteer for 17 years. D.A.P. staffers dropped by to congratulate Margie when...

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“Sisters are doin’ it for themselves”
Posted August 28th, 2014
That’s not just a song by HIV activist Annie Lennox. It’s what’s happening at D.A.P. through the Women’s Empo...
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D.A.P. aims to find answers, improve quality-of-life...
Posted August 27th, 2014
Aging with HIV was once an impossible dream. When the epidemic first appeared in 1981, those becoming ill most oft...
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Volunteer connects D.A.P. clients with services for ...
Posted August 5th, 2014
Nick Procaccino was an academic and theater director living in Princeton, N.J., when the AIDS crisis hit in the 1980s...
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Five brand new ways our clients can improve their he...
Posted August 4th, 2014
This summer, Desert AIDS Project is rolling out a new secure online patient portal for clients and patients. Months i...
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Primary care at D.A.P. often means treating cancer a...
Posted July 28th, 2014
HIV patients diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to have their cancer go untreated than patients ...
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The volunteer “Angel” among us
Posted July 28th, 2014
Meet Margie Lobley. Margie, 70, has been a Desert AIDS Project volunteer for 17 years. D.A.P. staffers dropped ...
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Supplementing health care with non-traditional thera...
Posted June 30th, 2014
For Ray Robertson, Community Center Manager for Desert AIDS Project, it’s all about tapping into the body’s ab...
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DAPCAN editors spread the news … maybe even helpin...
Posted May 29th, 2014
DAPCAN … short-hand for Desert AIDS Project Community Action Newsletter … is a weekly, electronic news digest for...
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Get Tested Coachella Valley gets hot at Palm Springs...
Posted May 28th, 2014
The Get Tested Coachella Valley campaign kicked into high-gear when it recently moved into Palm Springs’ internatio...
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Fighting HIV stigma, one testimonial at a time
Posted May 12th, 2014
A new advertising campaign encourages Coachella Valley residents living with HIV or AIDS to take charge of their chal...
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A prescription for health: treating the entire perso...
Posted April 30th, 2014
It's 1986. You are 19 … or 23 … maybe 30, and you're told to get your affairs in order because you've only got a...
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Housing is an essential therapy for people living wi...
Posted April 28th, 2014
“From the time they come in and say ‘I’m homeless,’ to the time they say, ‘I got the apartment!’ it’s s...
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AIDS 2.0? Aging with HIV
Posted September 17th, 2013
By Steve Bolerjack “At his age, it’s no surprise he had a bout of something AIDS-related, but if ...
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Summer Progress Report: Beginning our 30th Year
Posted September 12th, 2013
You may know that Desert AIDS Project produces a progress report every quarter to keep our supporters like you inform...
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Our Love Lives On for Jason Altieri
Posted August 12th, 2013
To pledge a tribute gift and to read a special note...
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Where to Donate HIV Meds you don’t need
Posted August 2nd, 2013
Unused antiretroviral medications can be donated to a wide variety of sources. Here are a few options for your consid...
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2012 Annual Report
Posted July 1st, 2013
Content from our 2012 Annual Report span Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 - including our "Ma...
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Action. Enhancement. Progress. Read our Spring Progr...
Posted April 5th, 2013
Every quarter, Desert AIDS Project produces a progress report - to keep our supporters like you informed about recent...
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Cozy up with our Fall Progress Report
Posted November 27th, 2012
Every quarter we write, design, and publish a new Progress Report to keep our supporters in the k...
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D.A.P. is now an approved RCHC provider!
Posted August 10th, 2012
As we reported in the March 1, 2012 issue of DAPCAN, conflicting information about Riverside County’s new Low Incom...
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Summer Reading: Progress Report from Desert AIDS Pro...
Posted July 16th, 2012
Every quarter we write, design, and publish a new Progress Report to keep our supporters...
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Positive Examples: Woven Voices
Posted June 30th, 2012
This past April, three Desert AIDS Project clients made their voices known during the a live public reading of “Wov...
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Employee Spotlight: Robin Johnson
Posted June 30th, 2012
"Well... I have two lives." That’s the response from Director of Soc...
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Positive Examples: The HIV Story Project
Posted June 30th, 2012
Last World AIDS Day, Desert AIDS Project was lucky enough to host the film Still Around: 30 years of AIDS, 15 stories...
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Celebrating National Nurses Week at Desert AIDS Proj...
Posted May 4th, 2012
As we prepare to observe National Nurses Week we asked our own dedicated staff of nurses at D.A.P. (who have over 100...
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A spring update from Desert AIDS Project
Posted April 12th, 2012
Thanks a million, Annette Bloch!! In case you weren't able to join us at th...
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Our Shining Volunteers: The Condom Club
Posted April 10th, 2012
As the primary HIV/AIDS education and prevention organization in our region, D.A.P. is committed to promoting safe se...
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2011 Annual Report
Posted December 20th, 2011
Learn more about the past 18 months at Desert AIDS Project by reading our 2011 Annual Report. Content includes a lett...
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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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Faces of Hope
Posted December 1st, 2011
During Desert AIDS Project’s PSA filming, some of our clients spoke about how living with HIV has influenced their ...
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D.A.P. exemplifies essential components of an HIV ca...
Posted November 15th, 2011
A newly released
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Autumn 2011 Progress Report
Posted October 7th, 2011

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D.A.P. wins GLAAD Amplifier Award for PSA
Posted September 2nd, 2011
Today the GLAAD Amplifier Awards - previously the GLAAD Media Awards in Advertising - announced award recipients for ...
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Download the free HIV testing anthem here
Posted August 26th, 2011
"'The Power to Be Strong' song and music video campaign has been created to reach millions of people around the world...
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June 2011 Progress Report
Posted August 26th, 2011
Desert AIDS Project is committed to relevant and timely communications with all those people we serve. That is why we...
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A Look Back: AIDS Comes of Age
Posted July 13th, 2011
June 15, 2001 The New York Blade To the Point/Steve Bolerjack AIDS Comes of Age
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What Desert AIDS Project Values
Posted July 13th, 2011
For a brief sketch of what Desert AIDS Project does as an AIDS service organization, one need onl...
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