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Another successful year for the San Pedro AIDS Commission

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With 2014 over, the San Pedro AIDS Commission is proud to announce another successful year of hard work. For over 13 years, the San Pedro AIDS Commission has been assisting the community of San Pedro, providing both medical and moral support to persons afflicted by the disease. The group would like to thank the generosity of the residents and businesses of our island community for another successful year of education and support.10806432_815409401831455_7244153903984941044_n

The San Pedro AIDS Commission 2014 expense report follows:
Medication – $1081.25
Donation to Patients – $4107.30
Office Supplies/Expenses – $1157.50
Education – $2497.61
Miscellaneous – $947.70. Please note that miscellaneous includes expenses during our many events like World AIDS Day and other fundraisers.
Total Expenses for 2014: $9,791.36.2014 Carnaval First Day-36 carnaval-1

President of the SP AIDS Commission Felix Ayuso is thrilled with the response from the community during their outreach and services. “I am very happy with the hard work and determination of our members. That we are seeing the fruits of our labor as HIV is no longer a taboo subject. People are receptive about getting factual information and are more open minded and willing to participate in the events promoting awareness.” He also indicated that the majority of funds were raised through yearly fundraisers like the Carnaval Comparsas, LobsterFest, AIDS Fair Fundraiser, and by members paying monthly dues.2014 San Pedro Lobster Fest-46

For further information on the work that the San Pedro AIDS Commission does, you may contact President Felix Ayuso at 663-9922.

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