Community Supporters'S ARCHIVE

  • As a 6th generation Texan, Jodi Cole always felt conflicted. “I lived in Austin most of my life, but saw how gay people and women were treated like second-class citizens. I was ready to get out of here, but then I realized [the situation] can’t improve if everyone who would improve it leaves.” Jodi, a […]

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  • Nationwide, HIV affects more youth than ever before. An estimated 42% of new infections nationally are in youth under the age of 30, and more than 60% of youth don’t know their status. To address this growing issue, ASA’s Mpowerment Program, the Q Austin, works from the bottom up to help young men take charge […]

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  • We’re constantly amazed by how generous our donors are at AIDS Services of Austin. Many of our programs wouldn’t run the way they do without the donations and support we receive. One specific example is the heart-warming donation one anonymous donor has made year after year. The last few Thanksgivings, there has been a generous […]

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  • Volunteers are a huge part of what keeps AIDS Services of Austin going. Their hard work and contributions to the community make a difference in the lives of our clients and have an impact on the community as a whole. So when 10 high school students from International Community High School Teen Health Council came […]

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  •   Many clients depend on ASA’s Helping Hands Food Bank to receive food they may not otherwise have access to. So when Urban Roots, a local farming and community outreach organization, began donating fresh produce to our Food Bank in 2011, we jumped at the opportunity to partner with them. Food Bank Manager Julie especially […]

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  • This poem was written by Sandy’s Partner shortly before Sandy’s retirement in 2012. Read tributes and memories of Sandy on our memorial page: asaustin.org/sandy. The eighties did not arrive – they struck a generation of men – the sons of war began to dance the seventies before and dancedfrom friday nighttill sunday afternoon the dance […]

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