Thu, Feb 07 2019

Know Your Status Dallas: Free HIV Testing Fair,

Dallas, Texas, United States Dallas, Texas, United States

  • About the event

    The Chris Howell Foundation will host our 4th Annual "Know Your Status Dallas" event on Thursday, February 7th at the [Roseland Boys & Girls Club], which will be hosted in commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. We will be providing free HIV testing and provide guests with resources from vendor partners to learn important information about prevention.

    What is Know Your Status Dallas?

    Know Your Status Dallas is a free event chain open to the public where we take HIV/AIDS awareness and education to at-risk communities in Dallas County with free HIV testing available to anyone ready to take a stand and know their status. We host a signature event each year on or around February 7th in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS  Awareness Day, recognizing the devastating fact that Black Americans have the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses. It is our goal to decrease new HIV infection rates by educating attendees through community outreach forums, on-site testing, counseling, and other HIV/AIDS informative materials.

    What is Chris Howell Foundation?

    The Chris Howell Foundation provides programs and services to vulnerable communities that address disparities in health, wellness, and financial literacy. CHF’s programs and services empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through skills development, increased knowledge, and access to necessary resources.

    Why should you sponsor?

    Know Your Status Dallas has become a staple event in our community to celebrate the importance of personal health while bringing attention to an epidemic that continues to adversely impact our community.

    In 2016, after conducting an interview with a woman living with HIV, a desire was triggered in Howell to do something regarding the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in Dallas County. Howell lost his 33-year-old brother due to complications from AIDS in 2006 and today, Chris and his wife, Dominique, are raising awareness to thousands of individuals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through the Chris Howell Foundation by providing HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs. This event series is our biggest effort and most successful effort to combat this disease in our community, and with your help, we can make an even bigger impact. 


    Gabriella Layne

    The Chris Howell Foundation provides programs and services to vulnerable communities that address disparities in health, wellness, and financial literacy. CHF’s programs and services empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through skills development, increased knowledge, and access to necessary resources.

    Who is Chris Howell?


    Chris Howell is an award-winning journalist, author of ManTalk and President & CEO of Chris Howell Communications LLC, a first-rate media and communications agency in Dallas, Texas.

    With more than two decades of media experience, Mr.Howell has interviewed Oprah Winfrey, Zig Ziglar, John Maxwell, Rob Lowe, T.D. Jakes, the President of Liberia,EllenJohnson Sirleaf, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Joel Osteen and many more. He has been the subject of features in some of the nation’s leading Christian publications such as Gospel Today and New Man magazine.Hehas produced and directed numerous video projects.Underhis leadership Chris Howell Communications, LLC, has become a trusted company for promotional support on movie and television projects, most recently, CHC provided promotional support on two major motion pictures.

    Mr. Howell was selected as a 2014 Each Moment Matters Award recipient. The award is given by the Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation of Dallas. In 2015, He was also recognized for his entrepreneurship in the second edition of Who’s Who In Black Dallas a Real TimeMedia publication that aims to celebrate African-American Achievement. In July of 2015, Chris Howell’s story was named an American Dream story by the city of Arlington, Texas. February 10, 2017, Chris Howell was again recognized for his entrepreneurship and his contributions to the community by the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce who awarded him with a Quest for Success Award. This recognition leadto Chris being called to Austin on March 30, 2017, and being recognized on the Floor of the Texas House of Representatives to acknowledge his deserving of the Quest for his business and service to the community through the Chris Howell Foundation.

    Mr. Howell’s “Golden Voice,” is most recognizable from seven years spent as afternoon drive news anchor for KCBI 90.9 FM.

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  • 251-500 attendees expected

    50% Male Attendees

    50% Female Attendees

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4 available packages from US$100 to US$800

In Kind
Food Sponsor

We are looking to provide complimentary refreshments who will be attending our 4th annual Know Your Status Dallas event. Our event will take place in Dallas, TX (specific location to be announced soon). We are anticipating 250 guests. We are willing to accept in-kind sponsorship food, or monetary sponsorship to cover food expenses. Benefits of Food Sponsorship: - The inclusion of brand logo in all promo materials used beforehand & at event (including flyers, newspaper ads, step & repeat, etc.) - If you are a food company, you can feature a station at event where you are free to distribute promotional materials to attendees

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Vendor Sponsorship

Bring visibility to your company and build face-to-face relationships with a diverse group of DFW metropolitan locals by featuring a vendor table at our event.

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Chris Howell Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible and will be directly used to support our personal health, mental wellness, ​and financial literacy initiatives. For more donation options, please visit our website at chrishowellfoundation.org.

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Impact Sponsor

Help us make this important health-related event free and accessible to attendees by becoming an Impact Sponsor! Sponsorship dollars will be used for facility rental, HIV testing equipment, event promotion, and other related costs. Benefits of Sponsorship: - Logo and branding included in all promotional materials before & during the event - Brand included in press release and mentioned in all interviews & press opportunities related to the event - Optional: Feature your products in free gift bags to be provided to guests

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