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Congrats to Maurice Vanderbeek, winner of our Taboo Sex Show $100 Parlour Gift Card draw!

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AV Staff and volunteers had a wonderful time (as always) attending the Taboo Naughty But Nice Sex Show this year. 

Congrats to Maurice Vanderbeek, winner of our Taboo Sex Show $100 Parlour Gift Card draw!

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A Thank You to UPS for a Generous Donation

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Friday, January 30th saw AIDS Vancouver visit the Vancouver team of UPS, and receive a generous donation on behalf of UPS and their drivers.  Mark Mahl, Director of Development spoke to the UPS drivers about what AIDS Vancouver does and how their generous donation would help.  Thank you to Cindy and Heather for their hospitality and making this happen! 

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AIDS Vancouver move and temporary closure

We are excited to announce that AIDS Vancouver’s office at 1107 Seymour St. is being rebuilt. We are moving to a temporary location until the new office is built (this will take about 2- 2.5 years). Our top goal during this time is to provide you with the information you need, and to have services and programs available to you as soon as possible.

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An Invitation to support our 2014 Holiday Grocery

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Every year the AIDS Vancouver Grocery program helps 1,200 people living with HIV, with their nutrition by providing food to fill over 16,000 bags of groceries. The Grocery program also supports the nutrition of 238 children, some of whom are positive themselves.

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AIDS Vancouver’s World AIDS Day Open House & Holiday Grocery Drive

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Bif Naked and Ryan Steele supports Holiday Grocery Donations Drive & Open House!

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A Gift from Ethical Bean Coffee

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We are very pleased to announce that Ethical Bean coffee has stepped up to help support the Holiday Grocery with an incredibly generous donation of 400 packages of coffee!

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Keeping Warm: A Generous Donation from Blanket BC

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Photo: flickr user welshkaren

There is nothing that I relish more than coming home on a cold night and cozying up under my blankets. I probably take it for granted that I’m privileged enough to not have to think about what it would be like if I didn’t have those kinds of basic necessities.

As the weather turns colder, for those in need of blankets it becomes a significant challenge to be without. Especially for those that are living outdoors.

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We hit the street for Pride, with a little help from our friends

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AIDS Vancouver hops aboard Candy Dart Shuttle for a memorable Pride march!

The Vancouver Pride Parade is always a very special event for AIDS Vancouver. It's our chance to hit the street with over half-a-million of our friends, and as we've come to expect in recent years, we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful summer day.

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A Message from AIDS Vancouver

The Board, staff and volunteers of AIDS Vancouver would like to send our deepest condolences to all those affected by the tragic loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 late last week. Though our fight against HIV/AIDS was certainly dealt a blow with the loss of so many dedicated activists, researchers and leaders, we hold solace in knowing that the global effort to find a cure will only strengthen in the face of such senseless loss of life.

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Together Everyone Achieves More: Our Partnership with Tree of Life and Canada Cares

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Photo: flickr user N i c o l a

During preparation for our 2013 Holiday Grocery, a supporter of the program helped connect us to Tree of Life. As one of the largest distributors of specialty and natural foods in Canada, they generously contributed five pallets of organic cereal to our Holiday Grocery event. It really made a huge difference.

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