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Red Dress Party San Diego kicks off 2020 season virtually

Red Dress Party San Diego kicks off 2020 season virtually
Think Red Project will kick-off this year’s Red Dress Party San Diego (RDPSD) season with the annual RDPSD Launch Party on Saturday, May 30, at 1 pm - this year taking place on ​Facebook​ and ​YouTube​ Live. The launch party will be held online this year due to stay-at-home orders currently in place, but all sorts of fun performances and surprises are in store.
 

Support needed for Mama's Kitchen's Emergency Response Fund

Support needed for Mama's Kitchen's Emergency Response Fund

The cancellation of Mama's Kitchen's annual Mama’s Day fundraiser due to the COVID-19 crisis is one of the hardest decisions the organization has ever made, especially during their 30th Anniversary year. Since 1991, Mama’s Day has been supported by dozens of San Diego’s best restaurants and chefs, attended by hundreds of local supporters, and touted as “the” foodie event of the year.

End AIDS. End Stigma.

End AIDS. End Stigma.

I distinctly remember the homophobic bullying I experienced as young person, starting in the 3rd grade, being connected to a narrative that the only future I had in front of me was one in which I contracted HIV, died of AIDS, and burn in hell for all eternity. I was nine years old.

He won't shave until he sees red in San Diego

He won't shave until he sees red in San Diego

You have probably met Edward Jaime at one of many places in Hillcrest. He can be seen working at #1 Fifth Avenue and Flicks but you might not recognize him after next Saturday. That's okay, it's for a good cause. 

Red Dress Party San Diego will become a circus for a good cause

The Red Dress Party San Diego will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier will become a circus on Saturday, Sept. 14, complete with a  tent in the 40' tall space. There will be a troupe of circus performers, and even a Ferris Wheel overlooking San Diego Bay!

Every year the Red Dress Party San Diego holds a fundraiser which helps raise money for a number of HIV programs and service providers.

Red Dress Party San Diego launches this weekend

Red Dress Party San Diego 2019, Launch Party at Urban Mo's is Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Urban Mo's.

With the celebration of national Pride month and San Diego’s very own Pride celebration currently in development, we should also draw our attention to parties and charitable events that help those in the community. 

One such event is The Red Dress Party. 

Special Delivery receives grant from Rob Benzon foundation

Additionally, the Foundation helps individuals through local charitable causes serving youth and LGBT communities where specific needs can be identified.

Special Delivery, a free nutrition services nonprofit organization serving people with AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and kidney disease in San Diego, has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Rob Benzon Foundation, announced Ruth Henricks, executive director.