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2016 AFH Annual Report

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AFH Holiday Closing

AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. will be closed on Monday January 16th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday January 17th.


Take Steps Against HIV/AIDS at AIDS Walk Houston

 
 
 
   
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  Join us for the AIDS Walk Houston 2017 kickoff party at El Tiempo Cantina on Wednesday, January 18th from 6-8 PM.

AIDS Walk Houston 2017 is rapidly approaching! The Walk will feature live entertainment, great food trucks, and showcase booths from our many sponsors.

Help us kick off the walk at El Tiempo Cantina on Wednesday, January 18th, from 6pm - 8pm.

Enjoy complimentary snacks and happy hour specials while we thank individuals and teams who led our fund-raising and team efforts in 2016.

     AIDS Walk Kick Off Party!
     Wednesday, January 18th
     6 pm - 8 pm


     El Tiempo Cantina
     322 Westheimer Rd.
     Houston, TX 77006

Walking with family, friends or coworkers? Become a Team Captain! Just select "Team Captain" under Participant Type when you register. Teams with twenty members or more registered by February 21st will receive a dedicated table within Team Land.

Individuals who raise $50 or more by February 1, 2017 will receive a special AIDS Walk Houston 2017 - The Red Umbrella Stroll Commemorative Umbrella.

REGISTER TODAY!

Benefiting local AIDS Service Organizations, AIDS Walk Houston is the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in Houston. Benefiting agencies for 2017 (as of January 13th) include:

  • AIDS Foundation Houston
  • Avenue 360 Health & Wellness
  • Brentwood Community Foundation
  • Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic
  • Change Happens!
  • Fundacion Latinoamericanas de Accion Social
  • Lazarus House
  • LIVE Consortium
  • Resurrection MCC
  • The T.R.U.T.H. Project
  • University of Houston LGBTQ Resource Center

To become a benefiting agency of AIDS Walk Houston 2017, please fill out an AIDS Walk RFP and return it to Melody Patelis via email or USPS by Wednesday, February 1, 2017:

    AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.
    Attn. Melody Patelis
    6260 Westpark Dr., Suite 100
    Houston, TX 77057

Questions? Call 713-623-6796, x322.

Register for AIDS Walk Houston 2017 today!

Please note: Parks and Recreation Department Regulations prohibits dogs, amphibians, reptiles and snakes that are considered dangerous.

 

The Art of Living

 

Michael* came to AFH jobless, homeless, HIV+, and struggling to survive. He moved into one of our housing facilities where he slowly began to recover. As his health improved, his sense of self and a connection with his talents returned as well. Earlier this year, with his self-esteem restored, he courageously decided to venture back into professional life. Imagine our joy when Michael delivered the following message to our housing program staff this past summer:

“I will no longer be needing your assistance in the form of housing services due to my recent acquisition of a new job out of state...I appreciate all the help you have given me and promise that as soon as I am able will pay your kindness forward in the form of a donation to your program.”

Today, Michael is the Program Director for a prestigious arts organization in a major American city. His success is proof that HIV/AIDS is no match for a unified and supportive community willing to stand up for the dignity and value of every person, regardless of his or her HIV status.

Michael's story is an example of the outcomes we can achieve with your support. Our Strategic Plan for 2016-2019 seeks to build upon this success by focusing on four core areas:

1. Excellence in Programming
2. Partnerships
3. Innovation in Funding
4. Demonstrated Outcomes

Learn more in the 2016 Annual Report (PDF file. Adobe Reader required).

Donate today to help others like Michael.

Donate TODAY

*Name changed to protect anonymity.


Join The COS!

 

What is the COS?

The COS (Circle Of Service) is a network of service providers that provide education and training to formerly homeless individuals, families and young adults ages 18–24 yrs. If you are an organization that would like to join the COS and provide education and trainings to AIDS Foundation Houston clients, please contact Necole Moore, Program Coordinator at 713-623-6796 x 293 or mooren@afhouston.org.

Download the COS program flyer to learn more!

For more information on how you can help us eradicate HIV/AIDS and get to ZERO, become a sponsor!


OUR MISSION AND GOALS

AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) leads the innovative efforts in the prevention of new HIV infections and empowers individuals, families, and communities affected by HIV/AIDS to create and sustain healthy lives.

AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. envisions a supportive community free of new HIV infections where individuals affected by HIV/AIDS lead healthy and productive lives without stigma and discrimination.

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