Volunteer Training – September 8

  Click here to register  ALFA invites community members to attend a Volunteer Orientation on September 8, 2016.  The orientation will be 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley, located at 833 5th Street SE, Hickory, NC.  Light refreshments will be provided. Sessions fill up quickly, so sign up here or  email prevention@alfainfo.org to secure a spot,  no later than 5:00 p.m., September 6, 2016. Participants will learn the basic facts of HIV/AIDS, transmission modes and how the stigma affects those living with the ...

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Volunteer training – May 26

ALFA invites community members to attend a Volunteer Orientation on Thurs 26, 2016 at 6pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley  (833 5th St. SE Hickory, NC 28603). Please sign up by Tuesday May 24, 2016 Participants will learn the basic facts of HIV/AIDS, transmission modes and how the stigma affects those living with the virus, as well as those most at risk for acquiring the disease. Volunteer activities include office support, serving on committees, transportation of clients to medical appointments, community education and testing, and ...

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Hike For Hope Results!

A big thank you to everyone who braved the weather and came out to the 7th annual Hike For Hope!  Frozen toes aside, a great time was had by all, and we raised $12,000 for HIV/AIDS services in our own community. Official race results are online at RunSignUp  

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New Support Group for HIV+ Individuals

Join Safe Spaces for a support group designed just for you. Meets the 2nd and 4th Fridays from noon - 2:30. Contact a case manager for location and more information.

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Special Events

   

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ALFA appoints new Executive Director

ALFA is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Ms. Christina Kliesch. Christina is experienced in non profit administration, grant writing, fundraising, community outreach, and social marketing. She is committed to reducing disparities in access to health care and LGBT causes, and she currently sits on the board of Catawba Valley Pride, Teen Up, a DSS poverty prevention program, and until recently the ALFA Board of Directors. After a extended vacancy in the Executive Director position, the ALFA Board of Directors is thrilled to have the ...

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2015 Annual Report

Friends of ALFA, Thanks to the many individuals, businesses and foundations that supported ALFA through donations of time and money, 2015 was a record setting year. ALFA delivered record numbers of services to the community, blasted through fundraising goals, and expanded our financial base with several new granters. We also were approved to begin Hep-C testing, purchased another van for client medical transportation, and we were able to make the part-time Medical Case Manager full-time. Most exciting, ALFA exceeded all state set goals in regards to client outcomes! ...

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Search Open for Executive Director (Closed)

Search is now closed. Hickory, NC nonprofit AIDS Service Organization is seeking a knowledgeable leader committed to a spirit of excellence, compassion for others, ability to educate, and work with our Board of Directors to continue fulfilling our mission and strategic plan across our 9 county catchment area of Western NC. Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred, in human relations, public relations, social work, human services, public health, public administration, or related field. Nonprofit leadership and management experience desired. The ...

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CVMC donates a van for case management!

ALFA is thrilled to be gifted a brand new van from Catawba Valley Medical Center to be used for our Case Management Program!  Having reliable transportation to get clients to medical appointments is such an important part of ALFA's services. Thank you CVMC!!

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Holiday Adoption Program

Every year the ALFA community adopts client families to help give them a special holiday. Often, it is very difficult for parents, who are living with HIV/AIDS, to afford gifts for their kids this time of year, as they struggle with high medical costs, bills, rent, food, and heat. Though several children have been adopted, we still have have many children in need of gifts. If you are able to help provide gifts to a family impacted by HIV, please contact Kayla Earley at 828 322 1447 x228 or via email: http://www.alfainfo.org/get-services/contact/ You can also make a ...

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