Sep 01

AFWM Office Closed on Monday 9/7 for Labor Day

The AFWM Office will be closed on Monday 9/7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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Aug 18

Online Registration for the AIDS Walk/5K Run is Now Open!

The online registration for the AIDS Walk/5K Run & Festival is now open! Please CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ONLINE REGISTRATION WEBSITE. You can register to run, walk as an individual, or walk as a team – and you will get your own fundraising page that you can share with your friends, family, co-workers, and Facebook.

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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.

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Aug 12

AIDS Walk/5k Run & Festival – Event page updated!

Please view the event page for the AIDS Walk/5K Run & Festival for updated information on free shuttle service and a list of our sponsors.

The online registration is coming soon!

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Aug 02

AIDS Walk/5K Run & Festival – Sun. September 27th!

This year our AIDS Walk/5K Run & Festival is on Sunday September 27th at Stanley park in Westfield. Please visit our Walk/Run page for full details. Online registration will be opening soon.

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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.

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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