Monday December 1st is World AIDS Day! AIDS Vancouver will be hosting an Open House to celebrate our accomplishments we would like to invite you down to 1107 Seymour Street between 10-6 pm!
We are collecting the following items for our Holiday Grocery Program that will assist over 800 clients with wholesome, fresh food during the holiday period.
Wish list for 2014
- Canned Hams
- Eggs (1/2 dozens)
- Cheese (200gram bricks)
- Milk (1 litre)
- Coffee (1 lbs)
- Juice (pure) (1 litre)
- Hygiene item (Shampoo/conditioner)
- Cookies – 350-500gram packages
- Pasta (spaghetti) – 500 gram packages
- Pasta Sauce – 680ml jars
- Peanut Butter – 500grams
- New or gently used toys for children
Each Holiday Grocery bag costs approximately $50 or $200 for a family of 4!
Featuring Presentations & Information On
- Educate to Empower/HIV 101
- Health Promotion
- Research with women living with HIV(CHIWOS)
- Red Ribbon recipient awards presentation
- Gathering House
Vancouver Rock Star Bif Naked will be here from 12-1 meeting people and taking selfies with the fans! Bif is also donating all of the sales of her song Intellectual to AIDS Vancouver on Google Play & ITunes.
Ryan Steele from the Amazing Race will be in attendance to help out!
About Bif Naked
Bif Naked is a celebrated and notorious performer in music, TV, film, and dance, and a tireless advocate and Humanitarian. Orphaned in India, emancipated by punk rock, and empowered by surviving breast cancer, kidney failure, heart surgery, divorce, and surviving as a Woman in The Entertainment Industry for twenty-five years, Bif has transcended any and all obstacles placed in her path to become one of the world's most unique, recognizable and beloved icons.
About Ryan Steel
Ryan Steele is a local sketch comedian and one half of 'The Ryan and Amy Show'. Ryan recently competed on the second season of 'The Amazing Race Canada' where he came in third place with his buddy Rob Goddard. Please check out Ryan's comedy videos at www.ryanandamyshow.com.
WestJet Fly Anywhere Draw!
Bring in a donation and enter your name into a draw for two tickets anywhere WestJet Flies!
The Red Ribbon Awards
AIDS Vancouver will honour and present three individuals who have made significant contributions to the HIV/AIDS movement, to people living with HIV/AIDS, AIDS Vancouver and the city of Vancouver itself.
The nominees are:
Dr. John Blatherwick