PALSS hosts live broadcast of World AIDS Day town hall meeting

Columbia, SC – Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) invites you to be part of a live studio audience on Sunday, December 1, 2019, for a town hall meeting that will also be broadcast live online and on the radio. The town hall meeting will begin at 5:30 PM at the Cecil Tillis Center at 2111 …

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PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award from USC

PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award from USC

Palmetto AIDS Life Services is a USC community partner and recipient of the Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award. The Office of Service-Learning and Community Engagement’s (OSLCE) mission is to support faculty, staff, and students participating in service-learning by providing an extensive set of workshops and resources that encourage teaching and learning within and beyond …

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Don’t miss this final TORCH Cabaret Performance!

TORCH Cabaret 2018 will feature “Better than Broadway” musical performances on Friday January 19 and Saturday January 20 at the Columbia Music Festival Association at 914 Pulaski Street in Columbia, SC. This year’s reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and will be held at 6:30 PM and curtain is at 7:30 PM. We have a choice …

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Columbia Observes World AIDS Day

On December 1, World AIDS Day was observed around the country and in Columbia by Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS). The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control estimates that more than 18,998 people are living with HIV/AIDS as of December 31, 2016.  Richland and Charleston counties rank number one and two respectively.  …

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ViiV Healthcare

PALSS Receives $50,000 Grant

Columbia, SC – Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) is pleased to be the recipient of a $50,000 award from ViiV Healthcare, as part of the Positive Action Southern Initiative (PASI). These funds will go to support and expand our Linkage to Care program, which assists persons living with HIV in gaining access to medical …

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PALSS announces date change for annual Torch benefit performance

Mark your calendars for January 19 and 20, 2018 for the thirteenth annual Torch benefit performance. Traditionally held in October, Torch moves to its new date in January, but that is all that will change. This popular event will continue to assemble a group of dedicated performers, musicians and friends to present, a musical cabaret of …

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Get tested and win a free Beats Pill

For the months of May & June, PALSS will give away a free Beats Pill™ by Dre in a drawing among gay, bisexual, same-gender-loving, and men who have sex with men who come into PALSS for a free HIV test. Those tested are entered automatically into the drawing and need not be present to win. Winners will be announced on June …

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Blue Christmas — 2nd Annual PALSS SC Christmas Fundraiser

Christmas came early at the 2nd annual PALSS SC Christmas fundraiser event, hosted by Blue IntheVista. On Sunday, December 21st bidders gathered for holiday festivities and a chance to bid on a variety of great items that could be that perfect last minute gift. ALL proceeds will go directly to PALSS to support our community …

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Making Proud Choices!

Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) received funding from the S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (year 3) to facilitate Making Proud Choices! intervention with middle school aged youth in the community.   The S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy mission is to improve the health and economic well-being of individuals, communities and the state of …

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Lindsey Sowers

Fifth Year of CDC Grant Off To A Great Start

The fifth year of the CDC’s PS10-1003 grant began in July with the ambitious goal recruiting 450 African American Men who have sex with Men (AAMSM) to provide HIV testing. Linkage to Care services would then be provided for those who test positive for HIV. The program is off to a great start and gaining …

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