Posts tagged "aids foundation of chicago"

Rescuing Chicago's homeless LGBT youth

Recent news is filled with victories for LGBT rights. The federal government repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell allowed a nation of men and women to begin serving their country openly and proudly; Washington and Maryland passed legislation to join the other six states (plus Washington DC) that validate loving same-sex relationships with marriage equality; and... Read more »

Chicago Red Dress Party

Chicago Red Dress Party
April 16, 2011 promises to be one day that Chicago won’t soon forget! The Chicago Red Dress Party aims to raise much needed monies here in Illinois for HIV/AIDS. Marcus Riley (NBC) and Candace Jordan (Candid Candace) host this dynamic event of the year featuring a handful of entertainment; including international recording artist Kristine W and... Read more »

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's World of Chocolate Holiday Gala

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's World of Chocolate Holiday Gala
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago hosts their annual World of Chocolate extravaganza this Thursday, December 2nd at the Chicago Hilton. (720 S. Michigan Ave)    This is such a fun Chicago tradition for the holiday season!  I’m been honored once again to be a judge for this festive event. Joining me in that honor is everyone’s favorite... Read more »
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Color of AIDS Party, Friday

A week-long series hoping to highlight the disproportionate number of African-Americans and Latinos affected by the disease culminates with a fundraiser benefiting the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and its affiliate organizations. Tickets are $25.00 and all proceeds will be donated to local organizations that focus on HIV/AIDS awareness, education, counseling and services. For more information,... Read more »

The Color of AIDS airs tonight

Tonight NBC-5 launchs a week-long campaign called the “Color of AIDS,” highlighting the impact of HIV/AIDS on Chicago’s minority communities.   The campaign features a series of special reports and a fundraiser for local agencies that assist HIV/AIDS victims.  A 2007 Centers for Disease Control report shows African-Americans and Latino communities are disproportionately affected by... Read more »
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