• AAP - Food Samaritans

    AAP - Food Samaritans

    We provide nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses throughout the Coachella Valley.

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  • December, 2017 A Gift of Love IV
  • May 2018 25th Annual Evening Under The Stars
  • December, 2017 A Gift of Love IV
  • May 5, 2018 25th Annual Evening Under The Stars
2017 Best Charity & Best Fundraising Event!

2017 Best Charity & Best Fundraising Event!

AAP - Food Samaritans was voted “Best Charity,” and our Evening Under the Stars gala “Best Fundraising Event” by readers of The Desert Sun. This is a tremendous honor for us!

AAP - Food Samaritans

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Our Purpose

Now in its 25th year of service to the community, AAP – Food Samaritans remains dedicated to providing nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses.

Initiated by a small group of concerned citizens led by the late Gloria Greene and Jeannette Rockefeller, AAP provides nutritional support to members of the community with low incomes.  Learn More

Lily Tomlin
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AAP - Food Samaritans
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  • AAP – FOOD SAMARITANS ANNOUNCES THAT GLADYS KNIGHT WILL BE THE HEADLINER FOR ‘EVENING UNDER THE STARS’ GALA

    The 25th Anniversary ‘Evening Under the Stars’ gala will take place on May 5, 2018

    PALM SPRINGS – October 10, 2017: AAP – Food Samaritans (AAP) proudly announces that Gladys Knight will be the headline entertainment for the 25th annual Evening Under the Stars gala, to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the O’Donnell Golf Club in Palm Springs. Gladys Knight is a seven-time Grammy Winner and one of the greatest singers of our time.  Her Billboard Number 1 R&B Singles include: “Midnight Train to Georgia,” “That’s What Friends are For,” “You’re the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me,” “Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye),” “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” and “If I Were Your Woman.”

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Evening Under The Stars

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