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Paint the Night RED with Red Pump, Charlotte! Thumbnail

On March 10, 2011, in commemoration of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, join Red Pump’s Charlotte ambassadors as they Paint the Night RED. This fundraiser event will take place at Vertical Tease (Tease Fitness Boutique). Come out and learn more about The Red Pump Project.   The night will be filled with food, [...]

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One night, in 1989, when HIV/AIDS was still thought of as a white, gay man’s disease, 13 women met together for a potluck to support each other and share experiences. They began calling themselves “BABES with AIDS”. The name was a way to acknowledge the difference from white men living with the disease. As they [...]

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We Did It! 500 blogs in 50 days? Nope. 650 in 25! Thumbnail

We launched our 3rd annual “Rock the Red Pump” campaign on January 18, and invited bloggers across the country to join us in commemorating National Women and Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). We asked individuals to use their platforms and influence to help us raise awareness about the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women and [...]

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Today’s Black AIDS Day. Education is Key. Thumbnail

It’s the 11th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The day exists to raise awareness about the impact of the disease in the Black Community, with a goal of mobilizing African Americans to get educated, get involved and tested, and if applicable, get treatment for HIV/AIDS. The disease is affecting our community at higher rates [...]

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Dining With Red Pump – Charlotte Thumbnail

On Saturday, February 19, 2011, in commemoration of the 11th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, The Red Pump Project’s Charlotte ambassadors are hosting a dinner party as a part of RAIN’s (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network) Dining with Friends. This progressive party will take place at Red at 28th (Formerly RealEyes Bookstore). Beginning at 7:00 [...]

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Condoms in Rochester Schools; Chicago HIV/AIDS Org Closing Thumbnail

Condoms in Schools It isn’t a secret that there is a disturbing increase in the number of people that contract HIV/AIDS each year. However, what is quite alarming is that the individuals that seem to be getting infected are becoming younger and younger. School officials across the country are starting to realize that more has [...]

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Join Us To Rock the Red Pump: 500 in 50 Thumbnail

SIGN UP FOR THE CAMPAIGN HERE! Every year, the United States recognizes March 10th as National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). It’s a nationwide initiative to raise awareness about the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls and encourages ladies to take action. While progress has definitely been made in the areas [...]

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Meds That Extend Lives of HIV Patients Tied to Diabetes Thumbnail

HIV medicines and treatments have improved drastically over the years. It is now possible for anyone diagnosed with HIV/AIDS to live longer and healthier with the vast improvements that have taken place and are now available for HIV/AIDs patients. Unfortunately, with the newer medicines and their remarkable ability to extend the lives of HIV patients, [...]

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New Year, New Website

Happy New Year, everyone! It was an amazing 2010, and we’re hoping for an even better 2011. We’d like to thank you for your support of The Red Pump Project, and hope you continue to help us show that “Awareness is Always in Style!™” We’re kicking off the new year with Red Pump’s BRAND NEW [...]

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“Behind the Red Curtains” Was Amazing! Thumbnail

by Jenna Marie Christian On December 3, 2010, The Red Pump Project partnered with Rush University Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases to host “Behind The RED Curtains: Monologues on HIV” in celebration of World AIDS Day. As many of you may know, World AIDS Day was established in 1988 by The World Health Organization [...]

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