Arklatex organization announces fundraiser to combat STDs

Published: Aug. 24, 2018 at 11:49 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2018 at 12:22 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - One Shreveport organization is holding a fundraiser to combat STDs among the area's homeless population.

The Philadelphia Center is partnering with Chipotle Mexican Grill to host Dine for a Cause.

The event will be held Saturday, August 25, at the restaurant's Youree Drive location.

Patrons are asked to purchase meals from the restaurant and mention the center to their servers.

33 percent of each purchase will go towards funding the Mercy Center. The center provides housing for formerly homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

The event kicks off at 4 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

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