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Mar 22, 2013

Damien Center Director of Prevention earns Stand & Deliver nom

Recently, Merz Aesthetics, distributor of Asclera®(polidocanol) Injection, along with an advisory panel of women who were selected for their significant abilities to Stand & Deliver, searched the nation for inspirational women who are changing their communities one day at a time through support of a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Where did...

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Mar 15, 2013

Top 5 Reasons You Haven't Signed Up to Volunteer Yet

Time is running out, potential Ambassadors! We only have a couple dozen spots left for Dining Out for Life Ambassadors, so if you're ready to help us fight AIDS on April 25, sign up ASAP. We're making it really easy to sign up online this year, so take a few...

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Feb 28, 2013

Dining Out for Life Social Roundup

With Dining Out for Life less than two months away, we thought you might start wondering where on the interwebs all this Dine Out Fight AIDS info resides. Here to the rescue, our Dining Out for Life Social Roundup! Read on for your fully informative guide to tweeting, Facebooking, and...

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Feb 22, 2013

And the Oscar goes to...

Sunday is the 85th Academy Awards, and for at least one of us here at The Damien Center, that means movie-watching season is in full swing. The quest to see all nine Best Picture nominees before the red carpet gets rolled out is an annual tradition I share with a...

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Feb 08, 2013

Go see Naked Boys Singing and support The Damien Center!

Indy's favorite off-kilter venue, Theatre on the Square, has done it again. Naked Boys Singing, their latest show, delivers hilarity, gratuitous nudity, and, surprisingly, a few heartwarming moments. The best part? The theater is offering up one very special show to benefit none other than yours truly, The Damien Center!...

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Feb 06, 2013

Tomorrow is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Tomorrow is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and here's the reality: of all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, HIV/AIDS affects Blacks the most. In 2009, an estimated 16,741 Blacks were diagnosed with AIDS in the U.S. By the end of 2008, an estimated 240,627 Blacks with an...

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Jan 30, 2013

Calling all Ambassadors!

Are you ready to make one meal matter? During Dining Out for Life 2013, area restaurants will donate 25-100% of their day's sales to support The Damien Center and hundreds of people living with HIV/AIDS right here in our community. 

With Dining Out for Life closing in...

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Jan 18, 2013

Back to Basics: HIV 101

There are certain things that we know about HIV that we hold close and turn to for support when we advocate for our cause. For example, here in Indiana, we know that 10,000 people are living with HIV, and that roughly half of those people are right here in Marion...

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