Monthly Archives: June 2015

  •  On Saturday, June 20th ASA will participate in the sesquicentennial anniversary of Juneteenth. The event aims to bring together the diverse populations of Austin in an effort to commemorate the oldest celebration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The event will start at 10:00 AM with a parade that will journey from […]

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  • In the fall of 2013, Octopus Club’s founder Lew Aldridge shared an email from a recently-diagnosed HIV-positive man with his staff. The letter painted a dire picture. The man, only 21 years of age, was drowning in unpaid bills. His financial situation reached such an extent that the man was forced to decide between paying […]

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  • On May 18, the Jack Sansing Dental Clinic (JSDC) started operations at its new location, opening the doors to a healthier tomorrow for Central Texans who rely on its services. For Susan Campion, Chief Programs Officer at AIDS Services of Austin, the new space was a long time in the making. “It has been my […]

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  • Dear ASA Friends and Supporters, I want to begin by telling you how excited I am to be joining the wonderful and dedicated team at AIDS Services of Austin. Over the past 28 years, ASA has established itself as an invaluable and trusted partner in Austin. ASA’s central mission is to enhance the health and […]

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  • The 16th Annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial Service was held May 17, 2015. Organized each year by Eric Crabtree, the service was hosted at St. David’s Episcopal Church. “Some 134 attendees in-person filed through the doors with another 500 attending from their homes through the AIDS Candlelight Home Kits that were distributed around Central Texas,” Eric […]

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