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Cops'll Love Ya
Illinois Macon County AIDS Task Force is selling a World AIDS Day 1999 commemorative license plate. Proceeds benefit its Stop Gap Fund. $25 for a set of two. 212-423-6988
Have a Ball
Get a beard on this handmade African ornament, one of 200-plus gifts from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds go to ASOs around the world. The funder wonder's new motto: Think globally, shop locally. Prices vary. 212-840-0770 ext. 250.
Dylan, Bette and friends share the stage on For Our Children (Kid Rhino), a 10th anniversary reissue of the classic album. Put a song in your heart and cash in The Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation's pocket. Turn it up, baby! $16.96. 310-314-1459 www.pediaids.org
Tell your buds you can't wait to gt them Naked--the book, that is. "The back of a yellow ranunculus" by Toby McFarlan Pond, and other flowery imagery can be yours for $50. With the proceeds, Big Apple-based Friends in Deed will sow the seeds of love in a bed of HIVers. 800-996-5433
Know a caffeine fiend? Order a Red Ribbon Sampler--four java blends and Fred Hersh and Friends: The Duo Album, a CD from that jazzy PWA. $8 of the $29.99 price goes to seven ASOs across the U.S. For the nearest Starbucks, call 800-23-LATTE. Cute.
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Project Inform. Choose from their five designs at $2 each or $12 for eight cards. The tireless elves at PI will address, stamp, and mail the cards for an extra donation of $5 to $10 each. 415-558-8669
Community Research Initiative on AIDS. Three design CRIA-tions. $15 for 12. A steal. 212-924-3934
San Francisco AIDS Foundation. A snowflake design in two colors. $36 for 24 cards. Custom imprinting is available for an additional charge. 415-487-3065
Phoenix Body Initiative. These cards with African-American themes soar at $7.50 for four. 602-955-4673
American Foundation for AIDS Research. A-listers like Sharon Stone will send these cards with personalized messages. $500 for 100. Addressing and mailing are available for an additional charge. 212-806-1600
AIDS Project Los Angeles. Drawings by such celebs as Jennifer Aniston, Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacom. Make like a mogul and splurge on the cards. $10 for one. 800-373-4010. www.apla.org