• AIDS Assistance Program - Food Samaritans

    AIDS Assistance Program - Food Samaritans

    AAP provides nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses throughout the Coachella Valley.

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OUR ANNUAL OSCAR® EVENT AT TRIO!
Sunday, February 26, 2017

OUR ANNUAL OSCAR® EVENT AT TRIO!

The Orange Carpet arrivals, dinner and the Oscars® LIVE!

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RED HOT & RICH
Friday, March 10, 2017

RED HOT & RICH

The Music and Life of Cole Porter

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Evening Under The Stars - May 6
Saturday, May 6, 2017

Evening Under The Stars - May 6

The biggest dance party of the year

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  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 OUR ANNUAL OSCAR® EVENT AT TRIO!
  • Friday, March 10, 2017 RED HOT & RICH
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017 Evening Under The Stars - May 6
2017 Best Charity & Best Fundraising Event!

2017 Best Charity & Best Fundraising Event!

AAP - Food Samaritans was voted “Best Charity,” and our Evening Under the Stars gala “Best Fundraising Event” by readers of The Desert Sun. This is a tremendous honor for us!

Our Purpose

Now in its 25th year of service to the community, AIDS Assistance Program of Palm Springs remains dedicated to providing nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses.

Initiated by a small group of concerned citizens led by the late Gloria Greene and Jeannette Rockefeller, AAP provides nutritional support to members of the community with low incomes.

Lily Tomlin
Actress / Comedienne
Friend-Champion-Supporter
AIDS Assistance Program - Food Samaritans
Photo by: Greg Gorman

 

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Latest News

  • STANLEY PAUL TO PERFORM ‘RED HOT & RICH’ FEATURING THE MUSIC AND LIFE OF COLE PORTER

    West Coast Premiere Will Showcase Chicago’s Legendary Pianist and Orchestra Leader in a Benefit for AAP – Food Samaritans

    PALM SPRINGS, CA – February 1, 2017: Chicago’s legendary pianist and orchestra leader Stanley Paul will bring his lively and fascinating show “Red Hot & Rich” to the Coachella Valley on Friday, March 10 with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. at Heather James Fine Art, located at 45188 Portola Avenue in Palm Desert. Throughout Paul’s five-decade career, he has been fortunate to have enjoyed intimate moments with dozens of music and entertainment legends, including Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Lauren Bacall, Gloria Swanson, Carol Channing, Liberace, Joan Crawford, Ethel Merman and Oprah Winfrey among many, many more.

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Your generous donation will help us to continue to feed men, women and children!

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Evening Under The Stars

Evening Under The Stars

Our largest fundraising event of the year and one of the most popular in the valley!

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Application for Services

Application for Services

Are you in need of our assistance? Learn more and download our application packet!

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Corporate Sponsors

  • The Desert Sun
  • The Auen Foundation
  • Palm Springs Life
  • Grace Helen Spearman Charitable Foundation
  • Trio
  • Spencer’s
  • DTA
  • Walgreens
  • Maximum Security
  • Wells Fargo