Effective Immediately:

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the following programs and services will be temporarily postponed or suspended:

Community Tuesday, Building a Future classes, Client Advisory Committee, Friday lunches, Friday Haircuts, Volunteer Programs

New Building Hours -
Monday - Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Friday - 9am-3pm

Testing Center - If you are in need of testing at this time, please call 317-632-0123 to consult with an HIV/STD counselor. You must call first. The Damien Center is not currently accepting walk-in clients. 

The food pantry will operate during the following schedule: Monday - 10am-2pm, Tuesday - 12pm-4pm, Wednesday - 12pm-4pm, Thursday - 10am-2pm, Friday 12pm-3pm (Closed on Fridays after 4/9/20)
If you are accessing the food pantry, please click here to read important information before you arrive.

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in Indianapolis’ oldest and largest fundraiser dining event. Thousands of restaurants nationwide will be engaged, and we want to add your name to the list!

For over 25 years Damien Center has worked with restaurants across central Indiana to support our effort to end HIV/AIDS. On Thursday, April 30, 2020, we will once again mobilize for this annual day of public advocacy and fundraising as we seek to end AIDS in our community. With flexible participation levels, restaurateurs can decide which level of support works best for them. Whether you commit 25%, 50% or 100% of your receipts for the day, your participation will go a long way in helping improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and preventing those at highest risk from every being infected.​

Click here to view the 2020 Restaurant Packet. 

Restaurant Contract


1. We will allow Damien Center and media to use, without cost or charge to Damien Center, our restaurant’s name, logo, profile, and contribution level in DOFL promotional efforts.

2. To promote DOFL by displaying items supplied by Damien Center within our restaurant as soon as they are available and through our own web site and social media efforts whenever appropriate.

3. Permit Damien Center’s Volunteer Ambassador(s) to be present during the dinner shift, and other shifts as available, in order to thank guests, share information about Damien Center and our restaurant’s DOFL participation, answer questions, and solicit and collect donations from the diners.

4. Send or deliver check or provide credit card information in order to meet our restaurant’s fully contracted contribution amount no later than May 18, 2020.

I certify that I am an authorized representative of this company and that I have read and agree to abide by all of the provisions of this contract and to provide the requested restaurant profile info. I understand that I cannot alter the provisions of this contract without first making arrangements with Damien Center’s fundraising leadership. I further agree to provide payment of my contracted contribution by May 18, 2020.

Please mail to: Stephen McCoy, Damien Center, 26 N. Arsenal Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46201 or fax to (317) 632-4363, or scan and email to Thank you for your participation!!

Restaurant Profile Info

In order for us to promote your restaurant effectively, please fill this out completely and return ASAP. Call or email us if key personnel contact information changes, and email your high resolution restaurant logo (.png, .eps. or .ai) if it is included in your benefits to Please fill out separate sheets for each restaurant/location. Thank you!

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Restuarant Profile

Promotional Materials

Let us know the quantity of the promotional Dinging Out For Life materials you will need for early promotion! Please note that these materials are meant to be use a month prior to the event.