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Philanthropic Events

Below you will find various sponsorship opportunities for our key events of the year, along with multiple levels of support with benefits. If you are unable to attend any of these events, we encourage you to make a tax-deductible contribution. With your support we are making "CAN" stronger every day.

Red Ribbon Gala 2019






Saturday, March 16, 2019 • 6:30PM • The Ritz Carlton, Sarasota

CAN Community Health’s Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala will support our mission to provide a continuum of medical, social and education services essential to the health and wellbeing of those living with HIV, hepatitis C, STDs, and other diseases and to enhance public awareness. With your generosity we are laying plans to bring more care, education and prevention by opening clinics where HIV and other STD related professionals are scarce – at sites in South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Virginia, and even Puerto Rico.

Dining Out For Life 2019



Thursday, April 25, 2019 During Participating Restaurants’ Regular Business Hours

Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants. The funds raised benefit people living with HIV and allows CAN Community Health to provide education and prevention for HIV infection. Dining Out For Life is now produced in more than 60 cities throughout the United States and Canada. 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 the North America.

CANDance 2019




October 2019

Since its inception in 1999, CANDance has supported HIV research, treatment, prevention and educated the community about HIV and the stigma that surrounds it. This popular event is based on television’s “Dancing with the Stars” by inviting local philanthropic celebrities to master and perform a dance routine with a professional dancer. Cheer on your favorite local celebrity while raising support and awareness. And don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes.