AIDS Vancouver and our Community and Education Team is proud to be a part of #IAS2015! Our team will attend the programmes, community forums and will be volunteering in a variety of roles throughout the event. We’ll be providing daily updates, live tweets and photos, giving you a front row seat to the event!Read more
HPCM & AIDS Vancouver is teaming up with HIM and YouthCO to continue the conversation on PrEP!
Many of us are curious about PrEP. Some of us are puzzled and want to learn more about what it is, how it works, and what it means for ourselves and our communities. Come and meet people in our community who are in the know when it comes to PrEP, including someone who has been helping people get access to these meds.Read more
We are into our final week of Care and Compassion month, with some additional third party events happening in the summer and around World AIDS Day.Read more
AV Staff and volunteers had a wonderful time (as always) attending the Taboo Naughty But Nice Sex Show this year.
Congrats to Maurice Vanderbeek, winner of our Taboo Sex Show $100 Parlour Gift Card draw!
Friday, January 30th saw AIDS Vancouver visit the Vancouver team of UPS, and receive a generous donation on behalf of UPS and their drivers. Mark Mahl, Director of Development spoke to the UPS drivers about what AIDS Vancouver does and how their generous donation would help. Thank you to Cindy and Heather for their hospitality and making this happen!
We are excited to announce that AIDS Vancouver’s office at 1107 Seymour St. is being rebuilt. We are moving to a temporary location until the new office is built (this will take about 2- 2.5 years). Our top goal during this time is to provide you with the information you need, and to have services and programs available to you as soon as possible.Read more
Every year the AIDS Vancouver Grocery program helps 1,200 people living with HIV, with their nutrition by providing food to fill over 16,000 bags of groceries. The Grocery program also supports the nutrition of 238 children, some of whom are positive themselves.Read more
Bif Naked and Ryan Steele supports Holiday Grocery Donations Drive & Open House!Read more
We are very pleased to announce that Ethical Bean coffee has stepped up to help support the Holiday Grocery with an incredibly generous donation of 400 packages of coffee!Read more
Photo: flickr user welshkaren
There is nothing that I relish more than coming home on a cold night and cozying up under my blankets. I probably take it for granted that I’m privileged enough to not have to think about what it would be like if I didn’t have those kinds of basic necessities.
As the weather turns colder, for those in need of blankets it becomes a significant challenge to be without. Especially for those that are living outdoors.Read more