Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • ­It doesn’t make headlines, but more woman than ever—over 1,250 in our community—are living with HIV. Often these women are caregivers, sometimes single mothers, or even grandmothers caring for their grand-kids. Living with HIV can be an isolating experience, often compounded with other issues like stigma. Fortunately, AIDS Services of Austin works daily to reach […]

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  • For 13 years, Amos Ewing has been a familiar face in the halls of ASA, especially in the Helping Hands Food Bank. “It was in 2002,” he remembers. “I had quit my job that I was at for many years, and my mom had passed two years prior. My sister and my roommate at the […]

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  • Volunteers are the life and blood of AIDS Services of Austin. By supporting services for people living with HIV and AIDS, or being a part of prevention programs for people at-risk, our wonderful volunteers change and impact lives every day. In addition to giving their compassion and time volunteering in our office, the food bank, […]

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  • “I’ve always loved being on my bike, and it was a perfect way to mesh my passion for riding and my desire to support the HIV and AIDS community in Central Texas.” This year, the ASA Hill Country Ride for AIDS (HCRA) team (the Wheeler Dealers) is led by our Food and Nutrition Services Manager, […]

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  • For members of the Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering, or i-CERV, volunteering and giving back to their community is an integral part of their faith. This nationwide organization for Ismaili Muslims has a local youth group chapter that has been participating and volunteering at AIDS Walk Austin for years. Their motto is “from compassion […]

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  • Youth are our future. Over the past few years, under the National HIV Plan, we have been working to create an AIDS-Free Generation, but we know that it cannot be done without our nation’s youth. The National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness day, April 10, is a day to educate the public about the impact […]

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