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  Dining Out For Life 2017 Co-Chairs (l-r): Travis Torrence, Jessica Rossman, Michael Pearce

What Is Dining Out for Life?

Dining Out for Life is an annual dining fundraising event that raises money for AIDS service organizations across the country.  Since 1991, Dining Out for Life has been produced by HIV/AIDS service organizations in order to raise funds for their local communities.

For one night of the year we encourage all Houstonians to Dine Out and Fight AIDS!

A portion of the proceeds from Dining Out for Life will help support AFH’s programs and services that support thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS here in our community. Participating restaurants have the option of donating 25 percent of sales or a flat fee of $2,000. Each restaurant's listing on the national Dining Out For Life website indicates how it has chosen to give.


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Dining Out for Life 2017!

Thursday, April 27th


Make a $25 donation to Dining Out For Life, by midnight on Friday, April 28th, for a chance to win one of three round trip tickets to any domestic destination where Southwest Airlines flies! Additional prizes include restaurant gift card packages. Click here for details!

Attention Restaurant Owners!

Download the Dining Out for Life agreement to learn how your restaurant benefits and sign up today!

2017 Participating Restaurants

B&B Butchers & Restaurant
Barnaby's Cafe:
    Original (Fairview)
    Baby Barnaby's (Fairview)
    Midtown (West Gray)
    Heights (White Oak)
    River Oaks (Shepherd)
    Memorial (Woodway)
    Museum District (Binz)
    Downtown (Congress)
Becks Prime:
    Memorial Park (Golf Clubhouse)
Bollo Wood Fired Pizza
Canopy (on Montrose)
Charivari Restaurant
El Real
El Tiempo:
    1308 Cantina (Montrose Blvd.)
    1308 Annex (Westheimer)
    Navigation Blvd.
EQ Heights
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse - River Oaks
Ginger & Fork

Harold's Restaurant, Bar & Terrace
Krisp Bird & Batter
Laurenzo's Restaurant
Laurenzo's Bar & Grill

Le Colonial
Niko Nikos:
    Montrose Blvd.
    I-10 (1040 W Sam Houston Pkwy N)
Pi Pizza
Rainbow Lodge

The Raven Grill
Shade (in The Heights)
Songkran Thai Kitchen
State Fare Kitchen & Bar
Tacos a Go-Go:
    Midtown (Main)
    Heights (White Oak)
    Garden Oaks (West. T.C. Jester Blvd.)
Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen

Thanks to The Houston Wave!

How will our co-chairs get from one restaurant to the next? They will ride in style aboard a The Wave -- Houston's jitney shuttle service! The Wave is an in-kind donor to Dining Out For Life!

Can't Join Us for Dining Out For Life? Support Stone Soup!

Support the Stone Soup food pantry by participating in the Gillman Subaru Southwest food drive. The dealership is collecting canned vegetables, dried cereal, oatmeal, dried and canned fruit, peanut butter, canned tuna, and other non-perishable items through April 27th.

    Gillman Subaru Southwest
    10575 West Sam Houston Parkway South
    Houston, Texas 77099
    (713) 776-6300

If you prefer, you may make a monetary donation by clicking on the button below. Stone Soup is the only food pantry in Houston that exclusively serves the special nutritional needs of people with HIV/AIDS.  As little as $100 helps provide one month's worth of groceries for two families.

Donate  to  Stone Soup

Special nutritional needs of those living with HIV/AIDS

HIV can alter the body’s metabolism, as well as its ability to absorb nutrients. In order for the body to effectively fight the disease, it requires more calories. According to the World Food Programme, an HIV-positive adult can require up to 30% more calories than the average adult and an HIV-positive child can require anywhere from 50-100% more calories when compared to HIV-negative children. Many of the anti-retroviral medications required to manage the disease should be taken with food and can cause severe illness when taken on an empty stomach. A lack of access to adequate food can often result in an HIV-positive person not adhering to their medication regimen to avoid illness.

Dining Out, Having Fun and Making a Difference - Dining Out For Life 2016

Thank you for making last year's Dining Out for Life a success! By dining out at participating restaurants with your friends and family, you have helped raise much needed funds to support the men, women, children and their families that are impacted by HIV/AIDS in the Houston area.

Check out more Dining Out for Life photos from 2016 on our Facebook page.


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