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Border AIDS Partnership hosts ‘Dining Out for Life’ Across El Paso

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 Fifteen eateries in the El Paso area will donate 25% of their diners’ food bill to Border AIDS Partnership.

Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and Restaurants.

More than 3,000 restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds from this one special day of dining to the licensed AIDS service agency in their city. More than $4 million dollars a year is raised to support the missions of 60 outstanding HIV/AIDS service organizations throughout North America.

With the exception of the annual licensing fee, all money raised in these cities stays locally.

Border AIDS Partnership (BAP) is a bi-national and tri-state funding collaborative that provides funding for HIV/AIDS education and prevention activities in El Paso, Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

Border AIDS Partnership started as a project of El Paso Community Foundation in 1994 and in January 2007, BAP received its 501c3 letter of determination and continues the critical work of funding community based organizations in our region, as an independent nonprofit.

Since 1996, BAP has distributed, in the form of effective grants, more than $1.8 million to support innovative HIV prevention programs.

Visit Dining Out For Life for an updated list of participating restaurants, hours and addresses.

2017 El Paso list of participating restaurants and Ambassadors:

RESTAURANT AMBASSADOR
Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Marina Monsisvais, owner, Barracuda Marketing
L&J Cafe Mayela Mejia, Chief of Staff, EP County Commissioner Carlos Leon
Malolam Robert Holguin, anchor, KFOX 14
Hillside Coffee Enrique Mendoza Kirch, Border AIDS Partnership Board of Directors
Independent Burger Viri Solano, anchor/reporter, Univision KINT  26
Tratoria Bella Sera Daniel Marin, morning co-anchor, KTSM NewsChannel 9
Magic Pan Bistro Josh Zuber, meteorologist, KFOX 14/KDBC Channel 4
5 Points Bistro Mike “The Sarge” Preston, morning host, 92.3 FM The Fox
Mesa Street Bar and  Grill Patricia Maese, anchor, KDBC 4/ Kandolite Flores, traffic reporter, KFOX 14
Cuartito Azul EASTSIDE Aldo Acosta, meteorologist, Univision KINT 26
Ode Patrick Hayes, reporter, KTSM NewsChannel 9
Tabla Susie Byrd, EPISD board/Veronica Escobar, EP County Judge
Salt Box Victoria Pineda, Texas Tech/Dr. Richard Pineda, UTEP
Pot Au feu Linda Ong, morning co-anchor, KTSM NewsChannel 9
Rib Hut Beau Bagley, sports director, KTSM NewsChannel 9

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