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Santa Barber

Buddies of NJ extends an invitation to Buddies Partners to Book a Time with

Santa Barber 149 Hudson Street for Holiday Cuts & Beauty Give Backs

Join the Cheer with music and goodies all day long.

See Ray or Alex to book some time

Hair Cuts—Massage– Beauty Look Good /Feel Good This Holiday Season

So far we have:Santa Alex, Santa Marco, Santa Johnny, & Santa Bart Twinkle


Buddies of NJ extends an invitation to give back this Holiday Season

12 noon to 6pm on Dec. 17th Santa Barber is opening up shop at

149 Hudson Street for Holiday Cuts & Beauty Give Backs

If you have talents in this field and are able to share, please call Ray at 201-290-1539

Join the Cheer with music and goodies all day long. We would prefer your presence yet would also

be grateful for poduct, gifts, and gift certificates that we can raffle off for free to client partners or

Or for donations at our annual Tom Hayes Holiday Brunch on Dec. 9th in Leonia

Tom Hayes Holiday Brunch

Buddies of NJ, Inc.

Wants you to join to fun at our Annual Tom Hayes Holiday Brunch

Purchase Tickets NOW OR Before December 1st

Brunch: $15.00 / person OR $50.00 / Family of Four

TABLE OF 10 for only $130.00

& Entry into Surprise Early Bird Raffle


Transgender Days of Remembrance

The following are North Jersey events honoring those who have fought the fight of life against enemies who never met them:

  11/20     Buddies welcomes 2 independent events one evening   

6PM to 7:30PM ViiV Dinner & Presentation re: Undetectable Status
                                         w/ PLWH sharing
              7:30PM Short Closing Ceremony Honoring People who have lost life
                                          due to bigotry and bystanding… as well as giving
                                           respect and support to people still fighting the fight.

Other Important Transgender Events    

11/15     Today  In Conversation: Infinite Possibilities

11/17    Transgender Day of Remembrance – St. Paul Lutheran Church | 61 Church Street | Teaneck, NJ 07666

              with Pathways  ~ Refreshments will be served at a reception immediately following ~ Join us as we gather to shine a light on the injustice of transphobic bigotry while celebrating the lives of those who were violently lost this year at Teaneck’s Annual Memorial, Candlelight Vigil and Celebration of Life.Guest Speakers Aaron Potenza from Garden State Equality, Desmond is Amazing, and more…

11/20     MASCARA – Rutgers – Newark | Essex Room | Paul Robeson Campus Center

Tuesday – November 20th, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) 10th Annual Transgender Symposium & Day of Remembrance. We come together on this day to learn ways to support our trans brothers and trans sisters, we hear their stories and discover how we can help. We also acknowledge the lives that were taken from us too soon. Come out and enjoy the program, we serve a light breakfast and lunch.


OVER 100 PEOPLE @ Latinx NJ

Buddies of NJ, Inc. and CAPCO Unites to Include Everyone in the Bergen-Passaic TGA for LatinX NJ

Over 100 People Came to Hear about Biktary and a host of ways to engage in community health.

JOIN US FOR Next Monday for Haunted Pot Luck Paint Night

& TRANSGENDER Day of Remembrance at Vitale’s on November 20th

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day


Buddies of New Jersey, Inc. as we honor:

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

6:00 PM Dinner Presentation @ Noches de Columbia – 25 Lake Avenue | Clifton, NJ 07011
Presentación en Espanol por Gilead Sciences en Biktarvy
PrEP Talk ,
(hablando de prevención del VIH con una píldora al día)

MUSIC & PRIZES musica y premios

Buddies’ Partners Speak
FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE email Michele now if you need one.
(vacunas gratis contra la gripe por Walgreens),
(prueba del VIH gratis),
(condones gratis),

Janssen Finally Introduces: SYMTUZA | FREE Dinner Presentation

Vitale’s Dinner &…  CLICK and Sign Up Here

6PM SHARP | Monday | August 13th | 293 Queen Anne Road | Teaneck, NJ 07666

Ryan White Funds for Separating Children?

AIDS United’s Response to threats of taking $$$ away  from HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Services  to fund detainment separation! 

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