2017 HIV and Aging Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event Contact: JP Allen Desert AIDS Project (760) 898-0133 jallen@desertaidsproject.org D.A.P. Contact: Tom Tarr (760) 656-8464 direct ttarr@desertaidsproject.org SAVE THE DATE: September 15, 2017 Local Organizations Present “Aging Positively” A Free Conference Focusing On Seniors with HIV on National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day PALM SPRINGS, CA (August 21, 2017) – On […]

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D.A.P. Shines Spotlight on Community Partners for the 2017 Desert AIDS Walk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 2017 Desert AIDS Walk – Our Community in Action D.A.P. Shines Spotlight on Community Partners PALM SPRINGS, CA (August 23, 2017) On Saturday, October 21 over 2,000 community members will unite in Ruth Hardy Park to walk in the 31st Desert AIDS Walk in support of […]

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D.A.P. Marks Its 33rd Year Providing Compassionate Care

Today, Desert AIDS Project marks its 33rd year providing compassionate care to the Coachella Valley. A lot has changed since 1984 when a group of volunteers got together to respond to the emerging AIDS crisis that others were ignoring. In 1984, when public agencies and health care systems were slow to respond, D.A.P.’s founders, a […]

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Revivals Stores Announce CV Art Scene Collaboration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 Revivals Stores Announce CV Art Scene Collaboration PS You Make It DIY Fashion Event August 19 at Palm Springs Fan Club PALM SPRINGS, CA (August 14, 2017) – Revivals Stores and Sarah Scheideman — founder and executive director of The Coachella Valley Art Scene have partnered with […]

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Dining Out for Life Coachella Valley Raises $230,000 for D.A.P. Client Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Henke shenke@desertaidsproject.org (760) 656-8401 Dining Out for Life Coachella Valley Raises $230,000 Local Restaurants Support Desert AIDS Project PALM SPRINGS, CA (July 12, 2017) More than sixty restaurants participated in Dining Out for Life Coachella Valley on April 27, raising $230,000 for client services at Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.). Because […]

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National HIV Call-In Day to Save Our Heath Care!

On Monday, June 26, we’re joining forces with AIDS Service Organizations around the country to tell our senators to #KilltheBill and #ProtectOurCare.

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The Health Insurance Coverage of 23 Million People is at Stake

CAEAR Coalition is urging everyone to call their Senators as the Senate continues to work in secrecy, behind closed doors on its version of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA).

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Bank of America Awards Grant to Support Nutrition Services at D.A.P.

PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 19, 2017) Bank of America awarded a grant of $20,000 that will assist Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) in preventing hunger for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). D.A.P. has formed an alliance with AAP/Food Samaritans to better serve the needs of our community, while working to minimize the duplication of services. Grant funds will be used to purchase and distribute fresh produce, healthy staples, and grocery vouchers benefitting at least 300 food-insecure PLWHA monthly, year-round.

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Rise Up! Take Action!

We’re working to ensure Coachella Valley residents have access to affordable and quality healthcare. Here’s what you can do to support access to healthcare: 1. Stay Informed Monitor organizations and sign up for updates and developments. Samples: ProjectInform.org, ACLU.org, capca.nationbuilder.org, NCLRights.org, KFF.org and others. 2. Help get people talking Share what you learn on social media
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D.A.P. Revises HIV Prevention Guidelines

Desert AIDS Project revises its prevention guidelines in light of support for new research

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