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Jul 18, 2014

News roundup: HIV/AIDS in the headlines

It's been a busy couple of months for the HIV/AIDS community. We've been heartbroken to learn that fellow AIDS activists and researchers lost their lives on a Malaysia Airlines flight to the International AIDS Conference in Australia, and that a toddler thought to be cured of HIV showed signs of...

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Jun 04, 2014

Circle City IN Pride Week starts Saturday!

This Saturday, the 26th Annual Circle City IN Pride celebration kicks off with the Rainbow 5K Run/Walk - but that's only just the beginning! The whole week is packed with events, activities, and more throughout the entire for everyone (even your pets!), all leading up to the Cadillac Barbie Pride...

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Apr 23, 2014
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Dine out for life on Thursday!

Do you like to eat dinner? How about breakfast or lunch? Yeah, we thought so. If you like to eat food, tomorrow is a GREAT day for you to support The Damien Center. It's Dining Out for Life! It's reaaaaalllyyy easy to give back to The Damien Center, because all...

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Apr 07, 2014

Introducing, our wonderful sponsors!

We have to admit, Dining Out for Life is one of the most fun times of the year for us. We get to see an incredible coming together of volunteers, our own staff members, people who like going out to eat, our supporters in the community, and, of course, dozens...

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Mar 21, 2014

Drumroll please ... Announcing Dining Out for Life 2014 restaurants!

Where will YOU be dining out on April 24? Each of every one of the incredible restaurants below will be giving 25, 50, or 100% of your bill to The Damien Center and the local fight against HIV/AIDS, so pick a place, or two or three places, and get ready...

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Mar 05, 2014
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Damienpalooza: Art + Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

According to CDC estimates, roughly 280,000 (or one in four) people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States are women, 15% of whom don’t know they’re infected. Damienpalooza 2014 will bring education and art under one roof as The Damien Center and collaborating artists focus the conversation on National Women...

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Feb 19, 2014

Creating safe spaces for youth living with HIV

When Damien Center Linkage to Care Specialist Dexter Etter first started a support group for youth living with HIV, the teens who joined struggled to talk about their experiences with HIV.

"They didn't event like to say 'HIV'," says 21-year-old Dexter, who reaches out to HIV+ youth with The Damien...

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Feb 07, 2014

It's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

In 2013, more than 40% of individuals who got tested for HIV at The Damien Center were black.*

Black youth ages 13-24 represent 57% of all new HIV infections among young people.*

Blacks represent only 14% of the U.S. population, but 44% of all new HIV infections.*

Do we have your...

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