Dining Out for Life—Area Restaurants
Raising Money, Raising Awareness

What are you doing for lunch or dinner on Thursday, April 26? Make a reservation at a participating restaurant in Washington, and you can help fight HIV/AIDS. Dining Out for Life is an annual fundraising event to raise awareness and raise fund to combat the disease. A percentage of your check will go towards supporting a local HIV/AIDS service organization in your community.

For more information and to find out which restaurants in D.C. have signed up, go to the event website. Every 9.5 minutes someone in the U.S. Is infected with AIDS, and most are unaware they have the disease. Dining Out for Life serves to remind us all that the battle goes on and everyone can play a role. You can make a reservation by calling a participating restaurant or through Open Table.

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