Volunteer'S ARCHIVE

  • It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the passing of long time ASA ally and friend Stephen Rice. He was a steadfast supporter and champion for AIDS Services of Austin, as well as The Octopus Club, Hill Country Ride for AIDS, Equality Texas and many other organizations that made Austin the community that Stephen loved dearly. Whether on […]

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  •    Two weeks ago, we were lucky to have a group of Americorps volunteers from Keep Austin Housed on site to help with making condom packets. Our new Volunteer Manager, Megan Satterfield, went to extra lengths to make sure they felt welcome (and had lots of sandwiches and snacks to tide them over). “We were […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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