There is still no cure: World AIDS Day is December 1st

December 1st is World AIDS Day.  AIDS Vancouver and other local organizations will play host to a number a number of World AIDS Day events to re-unite us in the fight against HIV, show support for those living with HIV and to remember those who have died.

World AIDS DayAIDS Vancouver and Positive Living Vancouver present World AIDS Day at the Carnegie Community Centre (401 Main Street) from 10am – 8:15pm on December 1, 2011.  Organizers promise a day that is filled with information, presentations, door prizes, special events and even supper.

AIDS Vancouver returns to the Simon Fraser University campus (Saywell Hall Atrium) in Burnaby in its 4th annual commemorative event from 10am – 4pm.

Whole Foods teams up with AIDS Vancouver on December 1, 2011 with 5% of the net sales from their Park Royal Village, Kitsilano, Cambie & Robson stores being donated to the AIDS Vancouver Grocery Program.  Visit http://www.aidsvancouver.org for more information.

The Dr Peter AIDS Foundation hosts its 4th annual Voices of Hope concert on December 1, 2011 at Christ Church Cathedral (West Georgia and Burrard). Hosted by Bill Richardson.  Doors open at 7pm. Admission is by donation. Visit http://www.drpeter.org for more information.

It is estimated that over 33 million people are currently living with HIV and it has killed more 25 million people since 1981, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.  There is still no cure.  On December 1st, wear your red ribbon and give generously.

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