DAP Awarded $10,000 from Bank of America for Nutrition Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 Desert AIDS Project Awarded $10,000 from Bank of America for Nutrition Services PALM SPRINGS, CA (July 26, 2019): Desert AIDS Project (DAP) was honored to receive a generous grant of $10,000 from Bank of America during a check presentation event in June 2019. Bank of America’s […]

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Dining Out for Life Coachella Valley 2019 Raises $307,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 Dining Out for Life Coachella Valley 2019 Raises $307,000 A powerful story about the impact of a community in action Palm Springs, CA (August 20, 2019) Eighty-three local restaurants, bars, bakeries and coffee shops participated in Dining Out for Life on April 25 donating 33% or […]

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Dr. Tulika Singh Will Help Shape HIVMA Primary Care Guidance for U.S.

Contact: Jack Bunting jbunting@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8472 Palm Springs, CA (July 15, 2019) – Dr. Tulika Singh, DAP associate chief medical officer, has been selected to serve on the HIV Primary Care Guidance panel that will update recommendations for HIV primary care used by clinicians in the U.S. Dr. Singh’s expertise, amassed over the course of […]

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Dr. Shubha Kerkar Elected ACP Fellow

Contact: Jack Bunting jbunting@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8472 Palm Springs, CA  — Shubha Kerkar MD, MACP, AAHIVS, practicing in Palm Springs, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the society of internists. The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. She was elected upon the recommendation of […]

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Not Too Late To Join Quit Smoking Group on July 9!

We still have room in our Freedom From Smoking Group Quit Program, on Tuesdays at 4pm at DAP! It kicks off on July 9, and you must attend this first meeting to participate in the group. Call (760) 992-0469 or email: cpulver@desertaidsproject.org to reserve a spot. Sometimes, quitting with a buddy makes all the difference. […]

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Desert AIDS Project is 2019 California Nonprofit of the Year for 28th District

Contact: Jack Bunting jbunting@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8472 Palm Springs, CA (June 5, 2019) – Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is proud to announce that it has been selected as a 2019 California Nonprofit of the Year by California State Senator Jeff Stone, serving the 28th district. Carl Baker, director of legal and legislative affairs, and Zayda Weldon, […]

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MyChart Users – Important Information

Desert AIDS Project (DAP) has transitioned from “OCHIN” to a Desert AIDS Project MyChart log-in page.   What do I need to do?   1. Switch from the OCHIN MyChart selection on your phone application to the new Desert AIDS Project MyChart selection   2. If using MyChart from a PC / Device, update any […]

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RAP Foundation Grant Strengthens D.A.P. and Sanctuary Alliance Helping Transitional-aged Youth in Extended Foster Care

Contact: Sanctuary Palm Springs Tim O’Bayley tim@obayley.net (760) 788-3525 Desert AIDS Project Jack Bunting jbunting@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8472 Palm Springs, CA – (May 13, 2019) Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) and LGBT Sanctuary Palm Springs (Sanctuary) have received a $25,000 grant from The Regional Access Project (RAP) Foundation in Palm Desert. This funding will fortify the collaboration […]

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Queen of the Desert 2019

In the LGBTQ community, drag queens have a long history of saying yes to hosting, performing and fundraising – often at their own expense, and always with a firm commitment to social equality and compassionate care.  GET TICKETS HERE! On May 31, five drag queens will continue that tradition by competing for the title of […]

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Desert AIDS Project on the Passing of Barbara Keller

Desert AIDS Project is saddened to learn of the passing of its brightest and most compassionate guiding light, Barbara Keller. Barbara Keller made an enormous impact at Desert AIDS Project where she served as a board member for 10 years, four years as Board Chair, and co-chaired the Steve Chase gala for 7 years – […]

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