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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.

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.

Red Ribbon Gala 2020






Saturday, February 22, 2020 • 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, Louisiana, Alabama, Virginia, and even Puerto Rico.

World AIDS Day 2019





The 13th annual Sarasota and Manatee World AIDS Day will honor individuals who have fought so hard to fight the spread of HIV