Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio World AIDS Collaborative for World AIDS Day 2018. The theme this year is “Let’s End It,” We Gather to remember, give thanks, and act. The event is free and open to the public at Living Church at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave., on Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.
Written by Trey Herrera on Nov 19 2017 - 10:25pm
Project H.O.T. (HIV Outreach and Testing) and UNiFY will be at the Institute for World AIDS Day. We will have free HIV and STD testing. UNiFY will be giving out free “pleasure supplies” as well as letting you participate in a fun, interactive art project in front of the Sexology Institute.
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 27 2017 - 4:09pm
Today’s young people are the first generation that has never known a world without HIV and AIDS. In the United States, almost 40 percent of new HIV infections are young people ages 13 to 29. Despite this harsh reality, young people and their allies are determined to end this pandemic once and for all. Free UNIFY HIV Testing & Counseling Youth Resource Fair Rise's Sexual Health Storytelling Open Mic Real-Life Hungry, Hungry Hippo Activity Food Trucks
Written by Rudy Arispe on Nov 21 2016 - 2:25pm
Papa Bear, founder of San Antonio AIDS Foundation, was SA’s first major HIV/AIDS Advocate. When gay men, who were patrons of Robert “Papa Bear” Edwards’ bar, became sick and dying of AIDS in the early ‘80s when not much was known about the disease, he knew he had to do something to offer them comfort and care and soon founded the San Antonio AIDS Foundation.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Nov 24 2015 - 9:32pm
Replay video of the live webcast of the 7th Annual World AIDS Day Gathering of Remembrance and Hope 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 at Trinity University. The program will feature a variety of memorial and awareness messages, as well as musical performances and interactive elements. The theme of this year's event is Getting to Zero: Saving Our Future, encouraging HIV awareness and education among youth.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2014 - 12:37pm
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast the 2014 World AIDS Day Gathering of Remembrance and Hope on Dec. 2, 2014 at St. Philip’s College’s Watson Theater, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. The event featured free on-site HIV, Syphilis and Hep C testing, a social gathering, informational booths and a special commemorative presentation.
Written by Kris_Serold on Dec 2 2013 - 1:19pm
Join San Antonio Fighting Back (SAFB) for their Health Fair in recognition of World AIDS day on Saturday, Dec. 7. They will have FREE HIV testing, health screenings, career resources, music, raffles, and will give away turkeys and coats while supplies last. The fair begins at 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 2803 E. Commerce.
Written by San Antonio AI… on Nov 5 2013 - 1:29pm
As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1 there are new initiatives launching to expand awareness of HIV/AIDS beyond one day. AIDS Awareness Week—A San Antonio Collaborative is one of many. As we have raised awareness each year for December 1 the question has been brought forth, “Why only one day?” Those who have been significantly touched by HIV/AIDS would like more time and opportunity to recognize the impact of this disease.
Written by Tawseef Ali on Jun 5 2013 - 7:41pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Should you be screened for HIV? If you live in Bexar County, chances are your physician has been tested, and you should too. Presenters at the June 6, 2013 Bexar County HIV Summit say that HIV tests are effective and increasingly affordable, and the results are always kept private. You can replay video from the summit right here on this page.
Written by San Antonio AI… on Mar 25 2013 - 5:06pm
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is most widely known for their services of HIV prevention and skilled nursing/hospice but there is more to SAAF services. Many are not aware that SAAF (pronounced, safe) offers a Hot Meals Program that offers free meals - breakfast lunch and dinner - 365 days a year to those infected with HIV. Recently SAAFs Hot Meals Program launched an extension called Nourishing SAAF-Chef of the Month Project where each month an area chef offers their time and talents to prepare a special culinary delight to HIV/AIDS