• Desert Aids Walk Marks 40 Years of Fighting HIV/AIDS

    HIV and AIDS is the cause of nearly one million deaths each year. For a disease that claims the lives of so many loved ones, the community came together on Saturday, not just to remember the loss, but to celebrate how far we’ve come in the fight and the strides we will continue to make in the future.  

  • NBCares Silver Linings DAP Health Magazine

    For more than 3 decades DAP Health, formerly known as Desert Aids Project, has been a very important healthcare and wellness staple in the western Coachella Valley. This year, they’ve debuted a new magazine spotlighting wellness, health, history, and more. This silver linings shares what you can expect in the first issue of DAP Health’s […]

  • NBCares Silver Linings Steve Chase Virtual Humanitarian Awards

    The 27th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards benefiting DAP Health are going virtual this year. Like so many of the beloved and necessary fundraisers in the Coachella Valley, the annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards are also pivoting during the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s virtual award ceremony will air on NBC Palm Springs on May 9th […]

  • Desert AIDS Project rebrands as DAP Health, expands services

    In 1984, a group of volunteers founded Desert AIDS project to fight against the HIV epidemic. “It was an opportunity to provide health care to people, bring meals to people’s homes, and fight the isolation they were facing, and connect them with mental health professionals,” said David Brinkman, DAP Health’s CEO.  Over the years, the […]


    Desert AIDS Project has been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic while ensuring its patients get the care they need. In honor of World Aids Day, Desert Aids Project C.E.O. David Brinkman shares how the organization is preparing for the future. He also mentions how we can all help our community with this NBCares.

  • Weekly Rundown: Episode 38

    Taylor Martinez and Steven Henke take a walk through Downtown Palm Springs to show you some #selfie ready places you can stop during the 2020 Desert Aids walk. There’s still time to register! Visit the Desert Aids Project website for information.

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