What's New in Fund Raising?
Excerpts from Hotline Memos of November 2001
from the Information Department of Project Inform
Project Inform board member Brenda Freiberg spoke movingly about her longtime dedication to organizations like Project Inform. The Advocate Award was presented to Barry Krost for investing his expertise, time, and resources in Project Inform since its very early days. Comedian Bruce Vilanch spoke from the heart about his deep personal commitment to the fight against AIDS and homophobia. Singer/actress Jennifer Lewis performed a few outrageous numbers from her upcoming one-woman revue, and Tony Award winner Michael Maguire also sang several numbers. The event provided the perfect opportunity for so many from the Project Inform family to come together, to reflect on past victories and losses, and to strengthen our resolve to keep fighting HIV/AIDS.
Since opening in 1990, Under One Roof has raised over 7.6 million dollars for the fight against AIDS. Nearly a decade after the store's opening, as the AIDS epidemic changes and funding sources diminish, their mission has become more critical than ever. Under One Roof continues to be, at its heart, friends helping friends.
There is a wonderful selection of clever gift ideas and seasonal merchandise in the store for everyone on your holiday list, and a helpful volunteer sales staff. Candles, toys, housewares, gift cards and holiday trim can all be found in one convenient location!
You can look for the Under One Roof portable store at Levi's Plaza during the first week in December. Drop by their permanent, year-round location at 549 Castro in San Francisco or visit them on the Web at: www.underoneroof.org. By shopping at Under One Roof this holiday season, you truly give the gift that gives twice. Thank you!
www.justrubbers.com. Just Rubbers, the online condom store whose mission is to offer its clients a "discrete, professional service, providing exceptional products at an excellent value" has teamed up with Project Inform to offer a way to purchase condoms AND an easy way to make a donation to Project Inform. When you're done choosing the condoms for your online order, proceed to the online checkout and you'll have the opportunity to designate $1 of your purchase total to Project Inform -- each time you order!
No personal information is disclosed on the site, and your order -- shipped within 24 hours Monday-Friday via USPS -- will arrive in a plain package generally within 3-5 business days. Visit the Web site to read customer comments, and to review the selection of condoms available at www.justrubbers.com. And don't forget to designate $1 to Project Inform!
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