D.A.P. offers HIV testing incentives for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – September 12, 2011) In honor of the fourth annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) on Sunday, September 18, Desert AIDS Project will be offering a $10 gift card, while supplies last, for anyone 50 years of age or older this week and next. The incentive will be offered September […]

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Throw a fundraiser for Desert AIDS Project!

In addition to revenues from annual donors, signature event fundraisers like the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards and Desert AIDS Walk, and Revivals Stores, Desert AIDS Project receives funds from kind-hearted souls who dedicate the time and energy to host what we call third-party events. These events are often the brainchild of one or two individuals […]

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D.A.P. wins GLAAD Amplifier Award for PSA

Today the GLAAD Amplifier Awards – previously the GLAAD Media Awards in Advertising – announced award recipients for outstanding media campaigns across the country. Among the recipients are Google for it’s “It Gets Better Project”, Wells Fargo, and our own very Desert AIDS Project! D.A.P. was awarded Outstanding Social Marketing Campaign for our “AIDS is […]

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Knowledge is Power – Know your status

When was the last time you got tested? Years? Twelve months? 3 months? If you can’t remember the last time you got tested for HIV, you should consider getting tested today. Luckily, in addition to our free and confidential testing five days a week,  you can also get tested today for free at Walgreens, located […]

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Joan Rivers to host Queen Latifah, Megan Mullally, Wynonna Judd, and David Burnham at the 2012 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on Saturday, February 11

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – September 1, 2011) Gala co-chairs Barbara Keller and Jim Casey invite supporters of Desert AIDS Project to save Saturday, February 11, 2012 for the 18th annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards at the Palm Springs Convention Center, beginning at 5:30 PM. “We’re holding out on the rest of the names just yet,” […]

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Desert AIDS Project launches new, more interactive website with a free song download from an international AIDS activist

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – August 30, 2011) To recognize their 27th anniversary of providing services for those with HIV and AIDS in our community, Desert AIDS Project recently launched a redesigned website — www.desertaidsproject.org — intended to meet the needs of clients, donors, volunteers, or anyone simply looking for more information about the disease. “We […]

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Download the free HIV testing anthem here

“‘The Power to Be Strong’ song and music video campaign has been created to reach millions of people around the world about the importance of voluntary HIV counseling & testing and increased adherence to safer sex, and to empower the valiant efforts of any organization or individual participating anywhere in the battle against HIV/AIDS. As […]

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June 2011 Progress Report

Desert AIDS Project is committed to relevant and timely communications with all those people we serve. That is why we are publishing quarterly electronic newsletters – entitled Progress Report – so you can continue to stay informed about our accomplishments and work in our local community. Read the June 2011 Progress Report below by flipping […]

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BandAIDS rocks out for client services

This past Saturday, Pappy & Harriet’s and 100 attendees rocked it out in support of Desert AIDS Project with bandAIDS, an evening filled with music from seven bands and artists under the sun and stars. For a $10 cover, attendees were treated to the sweet musical sounds of Odyssey 9, Lazy River, The Ross Sea […]

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D.A.P. Remembers Guy Lawson

(PALM SPRINGS, CA – August 17, 2011) The recent passing of Guy Lawson, a prominent member of the Palm Springs community, has left many saddened by the loss of a man who gave so much to so many others. Lawson founded the HIV/AIDS Special Care Center at Desert Regional Medical Center, helping to provide comprehensive […]

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