Oct 02

Office Closed Thurs. 10/8, Fri. 10/9, & Mon. 10/12

The AIDS Foundation of Western Mass office will be closed on Thursday 10/8 and Friday 10/9.

We will also be closed on Monday 10/12 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

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Sep 30

AIDS 5K Run Times Announced

Here are the run times for the AIDS 5K Run at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA on September 27, 2015:

Run Times AIDS 5K Sept 2015

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Aug 13

AFWM Welcomes Meghan Smith to the Board of Trustees

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The AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts is proud to announce that Meghan Smith has joined our Board of Trustees.

Meghan Smith is a nonprofit professional with more than six years of experience in fundraising, advocacy, and communications. She currently serves as the Fund Development Specialist for the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts in Holyoke, where she creates grant proposals and solicits gifts to secure investments in girls to change the world. Previously, she worked for Catholics for Choice in Washington, DC, where, among other education efforts, she advocated for comprehensive, compassionate HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment policies. Meghan received her bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She lives in Northampton with her boyfriend and rescue greyhound.

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/afwm-welcomes-meghan-smith-to-the-board-of-trustees/

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 21

Camperships Now Available

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/

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 05

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





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/

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/

Sep 29

5k Run Times Announced

Saturday's 5k Winners with their Fast Feet gift cards

Saturday’s 5k Winners with their Fast Feet gift cards

Congratulations to Jannah and Andrew Tierney, the winners of Saturday’s 5k Run!

The officially recorded times are

35 23:09 Jannah Tierney
37 28:19 Andrew Tierney
30 28:24 Rodrigo Dominguez
27 28:27 Christina Vala
43 28:28 Ute Schmidt
42 28:37 Jonna Gaberman
44 29:23 Jessie LaValle
31 29:31 Jessica Meyers
29 29:31 Mahala Dyer Stewart
39 30:21 Jennifer Thompson
38 30:21 Ryan Ponce
19 30:30 Maribel Douglas
99 32:50
45 32:52 Katie Gagne
40 34:08 Sarah Murphy
41 34:52 Bruce Wintman
28 34:52 Kristen Benjamin
26 37:05 Sarah Miller

Permanent link to this article: http://aidsfoundationwm.org/5k-run-times-announced/

Jun 27

Find an HIV Testing Site Near You!


Find an HIV testing site near you!

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