Nas will make an appearance in Harlem this week to bring a little Christmas spirit to families afflicted by the HIV/AIDS virus. On Wednesday (Dec. 22) the Queens native will join HIV/AIDS activist and author Maria Davis to serve Christmas dinner to local families.

AllHipHop reports that over 250 families will receive a free meal courtersy of Harlem restaurant Melba's 125 and Kensington Publishing Corp. Maria Davis, author of 'Souls of My Sisters: Black Women Break Their Silence, Tell Their Stories and Heal Their Spirits' will spearhead the effort. "This holiday season our focus is on helping the families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, and their support systems including; extended families, healthcare and case workers," Davis said in a statement. "I am especially proud that Nas and other celebrities can participate in providing inspiration during the holidays and share a word of thanks to the caretakers who work so hard to service this population."

The 2nd annual Christmas Dinner in Harlem will begin at 4PM at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building Plaza, in Harlem. Nas is currently gearing up for a 2011 international tour with Damian Marley in support of their joint album 'Distant Relatives.'

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