Jun 24

Announcing Our New Executive Director, Cynthia St. George

The Board of Trustees for the AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia (Cindy) St. George as the new Executive Director, effective June 29, 2015. She succeeds Jessica Roncarati Crevier, who served as Executive Director since 2010. In addition to managing the operations of the organization, Cindy will work closely with the board and supporters of the Foundation to promote the mission of AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

With over 25 years of experience working in nonprofit and fund raising, Cindy brings a depth of knowledge and experience to AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts. She has experience in fund raising, volunteer recruitment and management, communications, and strategic planning.

Most recently, Cindy served as executive director for Neighbor to Neighbor Food Pantry in South Hadley. Her previous positions include External Relations Officer with Top Floor Learning, Director of Development for Seneca Cayuga ARC, Development Specialist with The Association for Community Learning, Director of Development with the YWCA of Greenwich, and Director of Development for Noble Health Systems. She has been a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) since 2001 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Please join us in welcoming Cindy to the AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/announcing-our-new-executive-director-cynthia-st-george/

May 22

Temporary Office Hours Starting June 1st

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AFWM will be temporarily changing its office hours beginning Monday, June 1st. The change will continue until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Monday: 10am-6pm
Wednesday: 2pm-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/temporary-office-hours-starting-june-1st/

May 21

Camperships Now Available

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Camperships provide so much more than a week of sports, crafts and campfires. For a child who in infected or affected by HIV/AIDS, a campership can mean a rare time of normalcy where the stress of treatments, financial burdens and stigma falls out of focus. It can mean a safe space to talk to people who who truly understand. Or it can be a time of respite when family and caregivers to recharge. No matter what the need, camp is a place where kids can be kids and make memories that will last a lifetime. If you or someone you know could benefit from the camp experience this summer, let AFWM help. Download our Campership application 2015 today, or call (413)592-5444 for more information. Applications are approved on a first come, first served basis while funding is available. Learn More Now

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/camperships-now-available-2/

May 08

Tickets Available for a Night of Comedy to Benefit AFWM!

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Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/tickets-available-for-a-night-of-comedy-to-benefit-afwm/

Mar 25

Campership Applications Now Available

2010-09-26 13.03.05 How does AFWM celebrate one of our first sunny and warm days? By releasing this year’s application for camperships! Do you know a child from 3- to 18-years-old who is infected or affected by HIV/AIDS? If so, we can help them to experience some summer fun, take a break from the difficulties of living with the disease, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Families are welcome to choose the camp that is best for them. The application is simple, and can be submitted through a case manager or directly by the applicant. Camperships are granted on a first come, first served basis as long as funding is available, so celebrate the return of warm weather with us! Download the Campership application 2015 today!

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/campership-applications-now-available/

Jan 27

The Viva! Gala is Sold Out

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Thank you to all of our sponsors and guests! The 2015 Viva! Gala is officially sold out! If you were not able to get tickets, we hope that you will plan to attend the 2016 gala for the return of Randy Roberts.

If you have any questions about Friday’s event, or if you would like to confirm that your tickets will be at Will Call, please email Paula at info@aidsfoundationwm.org or call (413) 592-5444.

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/the-viva-gala-is-sold-out/

Jan 05

A Night to Remember- Viva! and D. Hotel Promo Code

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Make January 30th a night to remember! Joining us for the Viva! gala? By using the promo code VIVA2, you can enjoy a stay at the beautifully renovated D. Hotel, including breakfast and a shuttle to and from the event for only $99! This offer is subject to availability, so log on or call (413) 533-2100 to reserve your room today!

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/a-night-to-remember-viva-and-d-hotel-promo-code/

Dec 08

We’re All Moved In!

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Thanks to the most incredible volunteers, Paula and Jess are up and running in the new office! Be sure to save our new contact information.

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/were-all-moved-in/

Nov 03

Holiday Gifts Requests Now Available

Red-Ribbon-gift-boxes-279x300 It’s November and the holidays will be here before you know it! Thanks to our friends at Walgreens, AFWM will once again be providing holiday gifts to children who are infected or directly affected by HIV/AIDS. Toys, art supplies, stuffed animals, and more can be picked up at the AFWM office on Friday, December 19th. Short request forms are already available and must be returned by November 26th to ensure that we have enough toys for every child. Get your requests in early! Learn More Now

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/holiday-gifts-requests-now-available/

Oct 23

See “United in Anger” Tonight

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Tonight!
“United in Anger: A History of ACT UP”
A new feature-length documentary film and interview with film-maker Jim Hubbard. Free and open to the public.

University of Massachusetts Amherst
October 23, 2014, 7:30 PM
In the new Integrative Learning Center Auditorium (ICL 151/251)

See UMassUnitedinAnger.Tumblr.com or email Kevin at Kevinant@polsci.umass.edu for more details

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is an inspiring new documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP, as well as rare archival footage, the film depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government neglect. Jim Hubbard will present the film and answer audience questions.

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/see-united-in-anger-tonight/

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