Local

Physician Donna Sweet to host annual backyard fundraiser for HIV, AIDS patients

Donna Sweet, physician and professor for KU School of Medicine-Wichita, will host her annual Sweet A-Fair Backyard Picnic at her home, 6 Crestview Lakes, Wichita, on Sept. 10. (June 3, 2014)
Donna Sweet, physician and professor for KU School of Medicine-Wichita, will host her annual Sweet A-Fair Backyard Picnic at her home, 6 Crestview Lakes, Wichita, on Sept. 10. (June 3, 2014) File photo

A University of Kansas medical expert on HIV and AIDS treatment will open her home to the public from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 for her annual HIV and AIDS picnic fundraiser.

Donna Sweet, physician and professor for KU School of Medicine-Wichita, hosts the annual Sweet A-Fair Backyard Picnic at her home, 6 Crestview Lakes, Wichita.

A $25 donation is suggested for the event, which includes Popeye’s Chicken, kids’ activities, live and silent auctions, music, entertainment and a photo booth.

Proceeds will go to the Sweet Emergency Fund, which provides critical care and medication for those living with HIV who are unable to pay for treatment.

If it rains Sept. 10, the event will be Sept. 24. For more information, call 316-293-3595.

Reach Gabriella Dunn at 316-268-6400 or gdunn@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @gabriella_dunn.

If you go

Who: The public

What: Picnic fundraiser with Popeye’s Chicken, kids’ activities, live and silent auctions, music, entertainment and a photo booth

Where: 6 Crestview Lakes, Wichita

When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10

Why: To raise money for HIV and AIDS treatment ($25 donation suggested)

Source: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita

  Comments