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CRESCENT CARE/NO AIDS TASK FORCE

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ABOUT CRESCENT CARE/NO AIDS TASK FORCE

NO/AIDS Task Force was founded in 1983 as a single phone line in response to the devastating effects of the AIDS epidemic in New Orleans. In the years following, we continued to expand our services in response to community need and the impact of the epidemic on diverse populations. When the community needed healthcare in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, the agency expanded when it became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2013, utilizing opportunities under the Affordable Care Act. In 2014 we began offering dental services, women’s and children’s services, and legal services. CrescentCare continues to grow rapidly to meet the community needs in the changing health care environment.
 

FUNDRAISING/EVENTS

April 27 Bow Tie Bash — Benachi House & Gardens
Bow Tie Bash is an evening of cocktails, music and fun all for a good cause and in remembrance of Chet Pourciau, longtime CrescentCare Supporter. Dress is dapper attire, bow tie accessories are requested.

July 27 Dining Out For Life
Each year in late July, dozens of the area’s best restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds to CrescentCare d.b.a. NO/AIDS Task Force to help fund our Food For Friends program.

August DIVAS!
DIVAS! is an outrageous night when CrescentCare employees, as well as other community organizations and leaders, come together to put on a fun-filled night of entertainment. “Lip Sync For Your Life” as your favorite Diva while raising money for the NO/AIDS WALK.

September 24 Annual NO/AIDS WALK
We’re celebrating 28 years of the Chevron NO/AIDS WALK. After the WALK, join NO/AIDS and CrescentCare for a fun-filled Festival For Life complete with music, health information, children’s arts and crafts and more!

December 9 Art Against AIDS
Art Against AIDS has been entertaining the community for over three decades. This gala-style holiday event has more than 150 auction items, live entertainment and food from many local restaurants.
 

GET INVOLVED

• Visit our website to volunteer for events or learn how to become an HIV testing counselor.
• Attend one of our many events throughout the year—Maybe bring home some art from Art Against AIDS!
• Donate online to CrescentCare to contribute to our mission or make our events possible.
• Host a dinner and share our mission with your friends.
 

MISSION STATEMENT

Crescent Care’s mission is to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to the community, to advocate empowerment, to safeguard the rights and dignity of individuals, and to provide for an enlightened public.
 

CONTACT

crescentcarehealth.org
(504) 207-CARE (2273)
3308 Tulane Avenue
(Primary Care Clinic)
2601 Tulane Avenue, Ste. 500 (Business Offices)
 


CrescentCare providers are poised to meet our community’s needs.

 


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