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Signature Fundraising Events

Dining Out for Life® San Diego

Looking for awesome restaurants, bars and businesses? See the list of participating locations for Dining Out for Life® 2014!

Thursday, April 24
On the last Thursday in April each year, thousands of San Diegans Dine Out to Fight AIDS.  Dining Out for Life® is an international fundraising event involving the generous participation of restaurants throughout the country. Restaurants and bars across San Diego pledge to donate 25-100% of that day’s food and liquor sales to benefit HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs at The Center. Visit us at or find us on Facebook!

Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast

Thursday, May 22
The Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast is designed to bring together more than 1,000 diverse San Diegans – business, labor, Democrats, Republicans, all communities, all ages, all San Diegans who support equality and justice – to celebrate the memory of this influential civil rights activist.

The 2013 Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. Proceeds benefit the social services programs of the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Visit the website at or find us on Facebook!

Happy Birthday Frida (Pachanga de Frida)

Saturday, June 28
Each year we celebrate the birthday of Frida Kahlo, commemorating the legendary life of one of the most influential Mexican painters of the mid-twentieth century while enjoying live music multiple art exhibits by local Latin@ artists and vendors, a Frida look-a-like contest, great food and Tequila! Proceeds from this event benefit Latin@ Services at The Center. Find out more and purchase tickets online!

25th Annual AIDS Walk San Diego

Saturday (Yes, Saturday!), Sept. 27
Join us as we commemorate the 25th AIDS Walk & Run San Diego with a special weekend of events. There's a new Walk date – SATURDAY, September 27 – and new Walk/Run start and finish lines located in the heart of Hillcrest. Plus, special AIDS Walk events throughout the weekend of Sept. 27-28 honoring our community’s commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and standing up for those impacted by the disease. Register today at or find us on Facebook!