This year will be Flying M’s 26th year for Valentine for AIDS, a silent art auction to benefit SNAP (Safety Net for AIDS Program) of Boise. SNAP provides assistance in housing, utility bills, groceries, and medical insurance payments for clients living with HIV/AIDS. Over 250 local artists will create and donate pieces of art that will be displayed and available for bidding beginning Thursday, February 7th, until 4 pm on Sunday, February 17th at Flying M Coffeehouse in Downtown Boise. Valentines can be viewed from 9 am to 9 pm, Monday-Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10 from 9 am to 6 pm. Last year, the event raised over $27,000.