$100,000 Lifeline Challenge Grant – 18 Days to Match

By Jamal EdwardsHoward Brown What a difference a week DOES make! In response to last Thursday’s announcement of the Lifeline Appeal to raise $500,000 in 50 days, the community has rallied and raised over $100,000. This Tuesday, we announced that a big hearted, anonymous donor threw us a LIFELINE of a $100,000 Challenge Grant. In…

Dinner and a show for AFC

From AIDS Foundation of Chicago As we continually explore alternatives for fundraising in support of our mission, we are delighted to inform you of two great ways to support the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC).   Dine out for AFC!  From today until November 14th, enjoy a gourmet dinner at LOKaL, and receive a free Celebrated…

18th Annual Celebration of Home & Garden – June 11, 2011

From Heartland Alliance Plans are well underway for next year’s annual Celebration of Home & Garden, benefiting Heartland Alliance. Funds raised through this event provide hope and opportunity to more than 600,000 people each year, helping them to build better futures through Heartland Alliance’s work in housing, health care, legal protections, and economic security. We…

HiBearNation: Saint Louis, MO, 11-14 Nov

HiBearNation is BACK on the Mississippi! The Show Me Bears annual bear run is 11-14 November. Host hotel is the Crowne Plaza in downtown Saint Louis, steps from great bars, museums, and woofy men. This year’s charities include Project Ark, Growing American Youth, and Bethany Place. Mutiny on the Mississippi by

Howard Brown Needs Lifeline

From Howard Brown For more than 36 years, Howard Brown Health Center has been providing care, preventing illness, conducting cutting-edge research, and safeguarding the health of our community. It may be that you, a friend or loved one, or someone you know has benefited from Howard Brown’s services and knows the friendly faces that provide…

Mr. Pittsburgh Leather Contest: 6-7 November

Mr. Pittsburgh Leather is this upcoming weekend. Friday is the meet and greet at Leather Central. Saturday the contest is scheduled to be held at Cattivo. Three Rivers Leather Club:http://trlc.net/ Leather Central (1226 Herron Ave , Pittsburgh, PA):Could not find web site Cattivo (146 44th St, Pittsburgh, PA):http://www.cattivo.biz/ by

Domestic Violence Among LGBTQ Population Rises 15%

Center on Halstead The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) released the Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence in the United States in 2009 on Tuesday, October 26. The report found that LGBTQ domestic/intimate partner violence reports rose 15% since 2008 and is a pervasive social problem at a time…

AIDS Foundation Releases Candidate Poll

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago has released the results if a poll it took of 28 statewide candidates on HIV/AIDS issues. AFC has not made an endorsement but is making the poll results, and a sample ballot, freely available. The a PDF file of the results can be found here and a sample ballot can…