Special Performance by Barry Manilow

PALM SPRINGS - May 18, 2017: Pop culture icon and music legend Barry Manilow announced today that he will once again perform five holiday concerts to raise funds for 25 charities in the Coachella Valley.  AAP – Food Samaritans is among the beneficiaries, but we MUST be selected at the time of purchase! 
 
Manilow’s A Gift of Love IV concerts will feature his hit songs and holiday favorites. His past holiday concerts have surprised audiences with a children’s choir, Santa Claus, and even snow!  Concerts are scheduled for December 12 and 13 and then again December 15, 16 and 17 at the McCallum Theatre.

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AAP – Food Samaritans To Host “IndepenDANCE Day Party”

Historic O’Donnell House Will be the Site of Sizzling Benefit

PALM SPRINGS – May 16, 2017: AAP – Food Samaritans (AAP) will host a dazzling IndepenDANCE Day party and fundraiser on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the historic O’Donnell House, perched high on the mountainside above the Palm Springs Art Museum, at 412 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way. The event begins at 7:30 pm, and the City of Palm Springs’ fireworks display will commence at approximately 9:15 pm. DJ Baz will play a range of upbeat dance songs (some with a patriotic twist) and guests will be treated to a ‘good ole’ 4th of July Bar-B-Q with burgers, grilled chicken, and more. Tickets for this event are $150, which includes an open bar, barbeque, entertainment, and valet parking.

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AAP - FOOD SAMARITANS ANNOUNCES ALLIANCE WITH DESERT AIDS PROJECT TO LEAD NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR BOTH ORGANIZATIONS

PALM SPRINGS – MAY 8, 2017: AAP – Food Samaritans (AAP) announced that it has created a new alliance with Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) in which AAP will now lead the nutrition programs for both organizations. Under the terms of the agreement, AAP will continue to supply monthly food vouchers to its clients but these will now be distributed (along with a monthly supply of fresh food) at the Morris & Lila Linsky Food Annex at the Greenburg Peet Campus. This gives AAP clients the opportunity to access other services provided at the campus, including those provided by D.A.P. AAP will lead and oversee all nutritional programs for both organizations. The program will be called the AAP – Food Samaritans Nutrition Program and will be implemented starting September 1.

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AAP – FOOD SAMARITANS AWARDED $25,000 GRANT FROM AUEN FOUNDATION

Foundation Continues Long-Standing Support of AAP Food Voucher Program
 

PALM SPRINGS – May 1, 2017: AAP - Food Samaritans (AAP) announced today that the Auen Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to the organization to support its food voucher program for low-income Coachella Valley residents who suffer from HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses. This is the 18th consecutive year that the Auen Foundation has supported this program.

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BOBBIE EAKES TO BE 2017 ‘EVENING UNDER THE STARS’ MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES

Gala To Raise Funds for Nutritional Support Programs

PALM SPRINGS – April 26, 2017: Emmy nominated actress, singer and television host Bobbie Eakes will be the Mistress at the 24th annual Evening Under the Stars gala on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the O’Donnell Golf Club in Palm Springs. A benefit for AAP – Food Samaritans (AAP), the event will raise funds to support AAP’s ongoing nutritional support programs.

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