DIFFA Dallas supporters had much to celebrate at a recent cocktail party at Roche Bobois, where 18 North Texas AIDS service organizations received funds raised during the 2013-2014 season.
Outgoing DIFFA Dallas chairman of the board Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak, 2014 House of DIFFA event chair Jim DiMarino and the DIFFA Dallas board of trustees expressed their gratitude for the support from loyal sponsors, whose generous contributions helped make this year’s House of DIFFA a success. New chairman of the board Clint Bradley took his position seriously, mingling with guests, ASO grant recipients and board members, including John Carlo, John Cooper-Lara, Christine Curtis, Betty Stroud, Karen Mathey Brown, Chuck Steelman and Don Gaiser.
DIFFA Dallas donated $428,000 to HIV/AIDS organizations with $330,000 granted. Grant recipients include the following:
- A Sister’s Gift
- AIDS Arms
- AIDS Interfaith Network
- AIDS Outreach Center
- AIDS Services of Dallas
- Bryan’s House
- Children's Medical Center ARMS Clinic
- Cook Children's Medical Center
- East Texas CARES Resource Center
- Health Services of North Texas
- JPS Health Network
- Legacy Counseling Center
- Legal Hospice
- Resource Center Dallas
- Samaritan House
- White Rock Friends
- Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund
- Alden Clanahan Emergency Grant Fund
The Dallas Chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS was formed in 1984 to support the fight against HIV/AIDS by drawing on the contributions of world-renowned creative and corporate leaders representing all branches of the design-related industries.