Critical medical and supportive care services to improve the quality of life for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS all require resources, which are limited and becoming more scarce. So every bit of funding helps.
Did you know that it's estimated a new person tests positive for HIV every 18 hours in San Diego County? Although there have been huge strides in HIV prevention and treatment efforts, a great need still exists for testing, counseling, and care.
The Red Dress Party is like the name suggests – a party – and an opportunity for the community to band together, celebrate and support a great cause.
Yes! All guests – regardless of age, gender identity or sexual orientation – are required to wear a red dress. REPEAT: A RED DRESS IS REQUIRED (or dress like garment). It serves as a powerful symbol of solidarity and compassion for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Anyone who wants to make a difference – regardless of age, gender identity, or sexual orientation – is welcome. However, only those who are 21 years of age or older with proper ID will be permitted since alcohol is served at this event.
No, but you certainly can if your heart desires. Although not a drag party per se, you'll undoubtedly see some drag queens there so live it up! Red Dress Party San Diego invites everyone to be brave, let loose, and celebrate impact.
Yes. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the State of California and the IRS, complete with a Board of Directors, bylaws, and business license. Please contact us if you have any questions about contributions or want more information.
We have chosen the San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative as our main beneficiary, a non-profit organization that specializes in awarding funds to qualified HIV/AIDS Service Organizations that serve the San Diego community.
Although we share a similar name, there is no governing organization that connects the Red Dress Parties across the nation. However, we directly communicate and have professional relationships with some of the other Red Dress Party organizers.