Faces of Hope

During Desert AIDS Project’s PSA filming, some of our clients spoke about how living with HIV has influenced their lives. Here are their stories. Long time survivors, Dennis and Larry have had HIV since before they met 30 years ago.  Together, they have braved the struggle of living with this illness, yet they remain hopeful […]

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D.A.P. to commemorate 30 Years of AIDS on December 1

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – November 18, 2011) December 1, commonly observed as World AIDS Day, marks the beginning of December as AIDS Awareness Month. This year is especially significant because it marks the 30th anniversary of the first cases of AIDS diagnosed on June 6, 1981. Conceived by the World Health Organization, World AIDS Day […]

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D.A.P. exemplifies essential components of an HIV care model

A newly released policy paper published last month by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) outlines the essential requirements of an effective HIV care model. Desert AIDS Project achieves many of the goals, services and elements outlined in the policy paper for promoting positive health outcomes for HIV-positive people. The paper states that, among […]

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Help spread holiday joy to those less fortunate

Find out how you can easily spread some holiday cheer to our clients this season.

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Desert AIDS Project and FIND Food Bank receive two-year grants as Neighborhood Builders from Bank of America

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – November 7, 2011) Each year since 2004, the Neighborhood Builders grant program from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has been making monetary awards to two outstanding nonprofit organizations in each of 45 markets across the United States. Those awards in 2011 for the Inland Empire were made to Desert AIDS […]

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Filling up D.A.P.’s Food Depot is an annual effort

For the past 8 years, Kandy Lee has organized a holiday food drive effort to fill up our Food Depot, which is constantly in need of fresh foods and groceries for our low-income clients. We asked Kandy how the food drive began and about the additions to this year’s event. Below, read about Kandy’s undertaking […]

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Thanks to all AIDS Walk participants, donors, and volunteers!

The 24th Palm Springs AIDS Walk was a resounding success! We’re well on our way to meeting this year’s fundraising goals and we couldn’t have done it without the tireless efforts of our participants, volunteers, staff, and donors. You have helped us continue to shine a light of hope for all those we serve. As […]

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Governor Brown signs legislation supporting prevention of HIV, other STDs

Just last week, Governor Brown signed quite a few pieces of legislation into law. Some of the ones we’re most excited about include: SB 41 – Authorization of pharmacy sale of syringes to adults SB 41, authored by Assemblymember Yee and co-sponsored by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and others, is a stepping stone to […]

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Give yourself a good scare … while benefiting D.A.P.

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – October 13, 2011) What’s the Halloween season without a good, scary movie? Better yet, how about one that comes with its own party?! Look no further than the Camelot Theatres on Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 for the premiere of “I Didn’t Come Here to Die” benefiting client services at Desert […]

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Autumn 2011 Progress Report

Download and read about the upcoming Palm Springs AIDS Walk, the passing of three extraordinary supporters of Desert AIDS Project, and our new website redesign in this quarter’s edition of the Desert AIDS Project Progress Report. Open publication

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