Some of the major events that fund the AIDS Service organizations:

Lone Star Ride

Date: Sept. 24-25, 2011

Benefits: AIDS Outreach Center, AIDS Services Dallas, Resource Center Dallas

What it is: 175-mile two-day bike ride

Hearts and Heroes

Date: Oct. 1, 2011

Benefits: Heath Services of North Texas

What it is: Honors people and organi9zations who made the community better. Held at UNT.

AIDS LifeWalk

Date: Oct. 2, 2011

Benefits: AIDS Arms and

What it is: 3.2-mile fun run/walk through Turtle Creek and Uptown.

Five Factor

Date: October

Benefits: Resource Center Dallas

What it is: Honors five people in a variety of fields who have made a difference for the community.

Black Tie Dinner

Date: Nov. 12, 2011

Benefits: AIDS Arms, AIDS Outreach Center, AIDS Services of Rural Texas, AIDS Services Dallas, Health Services of North Texas, Legacy Counseling, Legal Hospice of Texas, Resource Center Dallas and other non-profits in the LGBT community

What it is: A seated dinner for 3,000, silent and live auction and entertainment

Toast to Life

Date: Spring

Benefits: Resource Center Dallas

What it is: Features food from some of Dallas’ most prominent chefs and restaurants, along with wines and other beverages and a silent auction and entertainment.

South Dallas AIDS Walk

Date: March 24, 2012

Funds: Anthony Chisom AIDS Foundation

What it is: 2.1-mile walk through South Dallas beginning at the South Dallas Cultural Center

No Tie Dinner

Date: March 2012

Benefits: AIDS Services Dallas

What it is: House dinners that end with dessert

DIFFA Jacket Collection

Date: April

Benefits: DIFFA, which funds AIDS agencies

What it is: Fashion show and auction of jackets designed by celebrities


Date: June 8, 2012

Benefits: Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund

What it is: Party and auction at S4

Bloomin Ball

Date: May

Benefits: AIDS Interfaith Network

What it is: Dinner, entertainment, auction and Crystal Hope Awards

Razzle Dazzle Dallas

Date: June 9, 2012

Benefits: AIDS Arms, AIDS Interfaith Network, Legacy Counseling, Legal Hospice of Texas, Lone Star Ride, Resource Center Dallas,

What it is: Street party on Cedar Springs