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Being Alive San Diego goes green

SAN DIEGO -- Being Alive HIV/AIDS Services is going green with the collection of plastic bottles and cans to support Daniel’s Pantry that feeds the clients every month.

More than 400 people use Daniel's Pantry each month for a collection of canned goods, rice, fresh fruits and vegetables, and some frozen meat. There are donation bins at local businesses and recyclables can be dropped off at Being Alive Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. 4070 Centre St., San Diego, CA 92103 For more information on this program, call Harrison at 619-291-1400, ext 320.

Being Alive is also continuing on the going green by collecting used cell phones, inkjet cartridges, MP3 players, laser cartridges, laptops, iPods, CD’s, DVD’s, Blu-Ray's, video games and other small electronic devices. This not only helps the environment it also raises needed money for the valuable services at Being Alive. Any items can be dropped off at Being Alive, 4070 Centre Street, San Diego, Ca 92103. For more information on the e-waste recycling program, call Terry 619-291-1400, ext 313.

Being Alive San Diego’s mission is to deliver quality and compassionate services to people affected by HIV/AIDS and to provide education to those in need. Being Alive was formed by six HIV-positive people in 1989 to address the need for “peer driven” support and services. Today Being Alive is the longest-running AIDS service organization in San Diego, serving more that 10,000 individuals every year.