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Give to the Max Day 2014

Posted on Thursday, November 6, 2014

Help Minnesota AIDS Project lead the fight to end HIV in Minnesota. Join our efforts on Give to the Max Day.

Now until Give to the Max Day on November 13, a donation of any size will be matched by our board of directors, up to $10,000.

Help us reach our goal by scheduling your gift today and sharing our posts with your networks using the hashtags #endHIV #GTMD14!

Welcome Linda Ewing

Posted on Thursday, November 6, 2014

Minnesota AIDS Project is pleased to welcome Linda Ewing as Interim Executive Director.

Linda is an experienced CEO of nonprofit organizations and has an established a successful consulting career at Cincinnatus, a Minneapolis-based multi-sector consulting firm dedicated to helping their clients achieve their strategic goals.

Prior to joining Cincinnatus, Linda was President and CEO of Special Olympics Minnesota for 15 years. Under her leadership, Special Olympics Minnesota achieved substantial growth and quality improvement, resulting in the organization’s consistent ranking among the top five percent, in all benchmarks, of Special Olympics programs throughout the U.S.

Linda earned her B.A. degree in English Literature from the College of St. Catherine and received her MBA in Marketing from the University of St. Thomas. She furthered her education by completing studies in Leadership Theory and Development at the Greensboro, North Carolina-based Center for Creative Leadership.

Red Ribbon Ride

Posted on Friday, July 11, 2014

Join us for the Annual Red Ribbon Ride.. This is a four day, nearly 300 mile bike ride that will start with an Opening Ceremony at 6:30am at the Mall of America on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

It ends with a closing ceremony at the beautiful State Capitol in St. Paul, July 20th at 1:30pm. The Ride Will travel to a new area of the state…going southwest to overnight stays in Belle Plaine, Mankato, and Waconia. Travel with hundreds of other the Ride benefit eight incredible Minnesota AIDS service organizations. They are: African American AIDS Task Force, The Aliveness Project, Clare Housing, Hope House of St. Croix Valley, Minnesota AIDS Project, Park House, One Heartland and Rural AIDS Action Network.

New Route for 2014!!

Day 1, July 17:  Starts at Mall of America West Market Square (new location for 2014), Bloomington, MN; Opening Ceremony 6:30am, Ride out 6:55am; Overnight at Belle Plaine, Junior & Senior High School, 220 Market St., Belle Plaine
Day 2, July 18:  Mankato Loyola Catholic High School, 123 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato
Day 3,  July 19:  Waconia High School, 1400 Community Drive, Waconia (Friend & Family Night)
Day 4, July 20:  Closing Ceremony at the beautiful State Capitol, St. Paul, 1:30pm

See website for places to cheer along the route.

Visit the Team MAP page and sponsor us!

Minnesota AIDS Project at Twin Cities Pride

Posted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Please join Minnesota AIDS Project at these events.

Be Proud, be PrEPared
Thu, June 25, 6-8 pm
LUSH, 990 Central Ave NE (or Spring Street) Minneapolis
Hang out with local sexual health educators from the Minnesota AIDS Project and the HIM Program of the Red Door Clinic, and to learn more about Pre-exposure Prophylaxis!

PrEP is an exciting new tool in the HIV prevention toolkit, and we want to get the word OUT! Learn enough about PrEP to pass our quiz and you’ll get a choice between two awesome t-shirts! We’re also providing yummy snacks from the LUSH kitchen, which you’ll love after getting your $1 drink game on!
1st Annual Twin Cities Rainbow Pride Ball
Sat, June 28, 8 pm – 2 am
Patrick’s Cabaret, 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis
Hosted by Midnight Sotaboyzz Valentino
Admission: $20-$25
Free admission before midnight with free rapid HIV testing provided by PrideAlive.
National HIV Testing Day
Thu, June 26 and Fri, June 27, 10:30 am -1 pm.
Minnesota AIDS Project will be providing free rapid-test HIV screening.
Minnesota AIDS Project, 1400 Park Ave, Minneapolis

MAP Pride Booth
Sat, June 28, 10 am - 10 pm & Sun, June 29, 10 am - 6 pm
Loring Park,1382 Willow St, Minneapolis


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