On Thursday, April 26, 2018 AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH), together with event chairs Michael Pearce, Jessica Rossman and Travis Torrence, hosted the annual fundraising event Dining Out for Life, sponsored by Gillman Subaru, on April 26 at restaurants around Houston. The 2018 event drew guests from around the city to support AIDS Foundation Houston's goal of "Getting to Zero" — Zero new infections. Zero AIDS-related Deaths. Zero Stigma.
The more than 40 Houston-area restaurants that participated in this year’s fundraiser included local favorites like BCK Kitchen & Cocktail Adventures, El Tiempo, Le Colonial, Emmaline, Tacos A Go Go, Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room and B&B Butchers & Restaurant. Guests dined out for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner throughout the day with a percentage of sales supporting AIDS Foundation Houston. For the full list of restaurants, visit www.AIDSHelp.org/DiningOutForLife.
Event Chairs included Michael Pearce, Jessica Rossman and Travis Torrence; AFH Chief Development Officer Melody Patelis; AFH Chief Executive Officer Kelly Young; Debbie and Rudy Festari; Neal Hamil; Amanda Mills; Mark Eggleston; Inna Wizig; Eliel Ramirez; Miya Shay; Nathan Reedy; Benjamin Berg; Van Lessig; Bryan and Jennifer Caswell; Lisa Gochman; Heath LePray; Anika Jackson; and Dr. Quang and Staci Henderson.
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH), founded in 1982, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that was the first AIDS Service Organization in Texas and remains a national leader in HIV/STD programming. Focusing on preventing new HIV infections, and providing housing and supportive services to those already living with HIV/AIDS, AFH provides care to almost 6,000 men; women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and will educate more than 90,000 people throughout Texas. For more information, please visit www.AIDSHelp.org.