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Dine Out. Fight AIDS

Dining Out for Life continues to receive strong support from the restaurants and residents throughout the Tampa Bay area, and particularly in Gulfport. The outreach began 24 years ago in Philadelphia to raise money for a local organization that helped people affected...

Restaurants Donate 25% Or More To Help Those Impacted By HIV/AIDS

Tampa Bay Dining Out For Life  benefits over a thousand men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS in Tampa Bay. Join our team of generous restaurants, ambassadors, volunteers and diners as they give the gift of life. Read the full story at Watermark Online.

ASAP hosted the 12th Annual AIDS Walk Tampa Bay at Vinoy Park

More than 1,000 people participated in the 12th Annual AIDS Walk Tampa Bay, which began with a new Fun Run. Early reports from ASAP say they raised $135,000 and with  donations still coming in that number will climb. Click here to read the full story on Watermark...

Dine Out and Support HIV Services in Tampa Bay

As more people are living with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), support for care, education and prevention services is needed now more than ever. On May 19, you can help make a difference to those impacted...

Disparity with Blacks and HIV

High Rates with African Americans HIV/AIDS is taking a monumental toll on the African-American population in the U.S. There’s a major disparity with the disproportionate numbers of those who are infected and die. “Blacks account for more new HIV infections, people...

Connecting Hispanics to HIV Medical Care

HIV/AIDS Growth in Hispanic Communities While HIV/AIDS continue to affect all communities, Florida’s Hispanic population faces extreme growth rates and additional barriers to care. The Florida Department of Health reports, “The proportion of all newly reported adult...

12th Annual Tampa Bay AIDS Walk & Fun Run

New date: December 12, 2015 at Vinoy Park St. Petersburg, Fla. (June 22, 2015) –Empath Health’s AIDS Service Association of Pinellas (ASAP) presents its 12th annual walk to end HIV – Tampa Bay AIDS Walk & Fun Run,  held at Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Petersburg on...

HOME 3050 HIV Medical Home Opening Soon

By William Harper, ASAP Executive Director   We’re so pleased that Empath Health’s AIDS Service Association of Pinellas (ASAP) and BayCare Health System’s Pinellas Care Clinic (PCC) have partnered to create HOME 3050 – the Tampa Bay area’s first-of-its-kind medical...

ASAP and Pinellas Care Clinic Create HIV Medical Home Partnership

First-of-its-kind in Tampa Bay: Medical Home for HIV patients delivering full-service health care and social services will open soon St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 19 ,2015)  HOME 3050, located at 3050 1st Ave. South in St. Petersburg, will be a first-of-its-kind medical...

Facts on HIV and Women

  HIV/AIDS continues to impact communities around the world, and there’s still a great need for care, education and prevention. Women are uniquely challenged by the disease.   “Today, about one in four people living with HIV in the United States are women 13...

ASAP Hosts 23rd World AIDS Day Remembrance

St. Petersburg – The Tampa Bay community is invited to remember the lives lost to HIV/AIDS and support those living with the diseases at ASAP’s 23rd World AIDS Day Remembrance Dec. 1 at Suncoast Hospice community service center, 3050 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg....

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