Purple Party Foundation officials announced on Thursday, Jan. 29, that the organization raised a total of $80,000 for the AIDS service organizations designated as its beneficiaries for 2014. The annual weekend-long fundraising party celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and organizers promise to “pull out all the stops to bring you our most spectacular weekend yet.” Purple Party 2015 will be held May 8-11, and organizers have announced that its sponsorships this year include Toast to Life, a Resource Center fundraiser set for Feb. 28, and No Tie Dinner, an AIDS Services of Dallas fundraiser set for March 28. For more information about Purple Party and Purple Party Foundation, visit PurpleFoundation.org. (Courtesy photo)

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 30, 2015.