Sunday, November 05, 2006

Portland Gets $2.6 Million in AIDS Funding

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that Portland will be receiving two of only 26 nationwide HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS) grants. These grants will fund housing and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Frannie Peabody Center will be receiving $1.2 million and the City of Portland will be receiving $1.4 million.

A ceremonial check presentation was made on Wednesday, November 1st, at the Center’s office at 335 Valley Street.


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