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The Inaugural Red Dress Ball is almost here! 
Join us Saturday, December 2, 2017 for this RED Carpet Gala. 

Red Dress Humboldt is a whimsical fundraising event where everyone is encouraged to be brave, let loose, and celebrate impact. Like the name suggests, attendees are required to wear a red dress or dress red, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. This serves as a powerful sign of compassion and solidarity for those affected by HIV/AIDS and as a way to unite the crowd in one radiant theme. 
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TIME:
Doors open at 6:30 pm
The extravaganza starts at 7:00 pm, ends at 11pm. 
  
LOCATION:
 The Gala will be held at the Inn at 2nd & C
(located in the historical Eagle House),
139 2nd street, Eureka, CA. ​
 
PROCEEDS:
All proceeds from this year’s Red Dress Party will benefit the Redwood Giants, Humboldt Counties AIDS Lifecycle Cycling team and the Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Our Goals​
Raise Funds
Critical medical and supportive care services to improve the quality of life for people living with and

affected by HIV/AIDS all require resources, which
are limited and becoming
more scarce. So every bit
of funding helps. 
Build Awareness
 
Although there have been

huge strides in HIV
prevention and treatment efforts, a great need still
exists for testing,
counseling, and care. 
This years event will
coincide with
World AIDS Day 2017.  
Celebrate Impact
The Red Dress Party is like

the name suggests – a
party – and an opportunity
for the community to band together, celebrate and
support a great cause.
WHY RED?
WORLD AIDS DAY
BENEFICIARY

WHY RED

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The color red, found on the red ribbon, serves as a global symbol of HIV/AIDS. That symbol inspired the foundation of red dress parties across the country beginning in Portland, Oregon, Sacramento and making its way to Humboldt in 2017 to increase awareness, challenge stereotypes, and raise funds to support HIV/AIDS health programs. The required wearing of a red dress at these events demonstrated solidarity with those living with HIV/AIDS and challenged the stereotypes that have led to a variety of health disparities for people living with HIV/AIDS. Our Humboldt event has evolved to embrace the diversity of gender expressions. Guests are encouraged to challenge stereotypes by wearing a red dress or dressing in all red, whichever is comfortable for them, to symbolize solidarity with those living with HIV/AIDS and raise awareness of the vast health disparities experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS. Check out what to wear
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  • Young gay and bisexual men account for 72 percent of new HIV infections.

  • One in five African American transgender women is HIV-positive. 

  • Every month 1000 youth ages 13 to 24 are infected and sixty percent of them do not know they have acquired the virus.

  • A hugely disproportionate number of these new infections are among homeless and marginalized LGBT youth who feel forced into situations where they are at grave risk of infection.

BENEFICIARY

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The Eureka Sisters  are a non-profit 501(c)(3) public service organization operated for charitable purposes and enlightenment of our community.
We are an order of 21st century nuns with no affiliation to any organized religion. Our mission is to spread joy and goodwill through charitable acts, fundraising, and a lot of mischief with consideration of the special needs
of Humboldt county. 

Funds from Red Dress Humboldt will go to support ongoing work around HIV awareness and making safer sex supplies accessable for people at no cost.

The Redwood Giants are a Humboldt County, CA based cycling team. We are a group of folks who enjoy riding together for fun and important causes.  In June 2018, our team will be riding our bicycles from San Francisco to Los Angeles (445 miles) to raise funds and awareness about HIV/AIDS.  Each rider must raise $3000 to enter the ride. 

Funds from Red Dress Humboldt will go to support each of our riders and therefor provide needed funds for HIV services.​

WORLD AIDS DAY 

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World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control. 

For more information about
World AIDS Day