San Antonio AIDS Foundation http://tpr.org en Fiesta Cornyation Donates $80,000 Each To San Antonio AIDS Foundation, Beat AIDS http://tpr.org/post/fiesta-cornyation-donates-80000-each-san-antonio-aids-foundation-beat-aids <p>Even two months after Fiesta is over, charitable donations are still being made from the event organizers. Cornyation is awarding over $150,000 to HIV/AIDS programs.</p><p>Cornyation is spoof of the Fiesta Coronation. Every year people pack the Empire Theatre for a glitzy and campy San Antonio-themed satire. All of the money generated from tickets and fundraisers is donated. At the Friendly Spot Ice House, Cornyation’s board announced it raised $168,000 this year.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:13:03 +0000 Joey Palacios 33640 at http://tpr.org Fiesta Cornyation Donates $80,000 Each To San Antonio AIDS Foundation, Beat AIDS HIV/AIDS Charities Get $150,000 Boost From This Year's Cornyation http://tpr.org/post/hivaids-charities-get-150000-boost-years-cornyation <p>Cornyation, the annual spoof of San Antonio during Fiesta, generates money for AIDS- and HIV-based charities and this year more than $150,000 was returned to the community as a result of the three-night show.</p><p>Though the show is not necessarily exclusive to the gay community, HIV and AIDS issues tend to resonate within that group.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:12:51 +0000 Joey Palacios 13881 at http://tpr.org HIV/AIDS Charities Get $150,000 Boost From This Year's Cornyation For World AIDS Day, San Antonio Organizations Testing And Educating Community http://tpr.org/post/world-aids-day-san-antonio-organizations-testing-and-educating-community <p></p><p></p><p>At Monterrey Park on the city’s West Side, <a href="http://www.sanantonio.gov/health/" target="_blank">Metro Health</a>, the <a href="http://www.txsaaf.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio AIDS Foundation</a>, and <a href="http://www.cvfi.org/" target="_blank">Centro de Vida</a> are set up to test residents with mobile trucks, tents, and information tables. In Bexar County there are 4,312 people living with HIV as of the end of 2011 according to Metro Health.</p><p>This Saturday is <a href="http://www.worldaidsday.org/" target="_blank">World AIDS Day.</a></p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:23:34 +0000 Joey Palacios 2558 at http://tpr.org For World AIDS Day, San Antonio Organizations Testing And Educating Community San Antonio AIDS Foundation Using Van to Provide Mobile Testing in Community http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-aids-foundation-using-van-provide-mobile-testing-community <p>After working with the <a href="http://www.aidshealth.org/" target="_blank">AIDS Healthcare Foundation</a> on a national testing tour two years ago, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation received a mobile testing unit for use in Bexar County. The van has two cubicles for rapid 20-minute HIV testing.</p><p>During the 2010 tour, Jill Rips, deputy executive director of the <a href="http://www.txsaaf.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio AIDS Foundation</a>, said they found a few positive results.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:11:35 +0000 Joey Palacios 315 at http://tpr.org San Antonio AIDS Foundation Using Van to Provide Mobile Testing in Community