Celebrate World AIDS Day With WNCAP

World AIDS Day is on Sunday, December 1st, 2019. On that day, WNCAP will celebrate by hosting a free community luncheon, from 11am-2pm, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, 28803. WNCAP is co-presenting the event with Tranzmission, a local nonprofit organization that provides education, advocacy, and support for trans women, trans men, nonbinary, genderqueer and … Read More

December 1 | World AIDS Day Community Luncheon

World AIDS Day is on Sunday, December 1st, 2019. On that day, WNCAP will celebrate by hosting a free community luncheon, from 11am-2pm, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, 28803. WNCAP is co-presenting the event with Tranzmission, a local nonprofit organization that provides education, advocacy, and support for trans women, trans men, nonbinary, genderqueer and … Read More

WNCAP Hiring For Housing Specialist Case Manager

Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP) is dedicated to preventing new cases of HIV/AIDS and promoting self-sufficiency in people living with HIV. WNCAP provides HIV-related client support, prevention, education and advocacy activities guided by the belief that all people are entitled to equal access to health care.  WNCAP employees 20 people and has 3 locations in Western NC. Working under … Read More

WNCAP Now Hiring for Two Full-Time Positions

WNCAP is now hiring for two full-time positions. Click on the position listed below for more details: Client Eligibility Navigator Harm Reduction Specialist To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@wncap.org with the title of the desired position in the subject line.  

5B Documentary Screening

Between Friday, September 27 and Thursday, October 3, WNCAP and the Grail Moviehouse will present 5B, a documentary about activist nurses in the first-ever AIDS ward in San Francisco. This inspiring film demonstrates the power of ordinary people to display extraordinary compassion in the midst of intense stigma and fear. A portion of all proceeds will benefit WNCAP. On Wednesday, October 2, there will be … Read More

September 27 – October 3 | 5B Documentary Screening

Between Friday, September 27 and Thursday, October 3, WNCAP and the Grail Moviehouse will present 5B, a documentary about activist nurses in the first-ever AIDS ward in San Francisco. This inspiring film demonstrates the power of ordinary people to display extraordinary compassion in the midst of intense stigma and fear. A portion of all proceeds will benefit WNCAP. On Wednesday, October 2, there will be … Read More

September 5, 12, 19, 26 | Pint Nights at UpCountry

Not only does UpCountry Brewing, in West Asheville, provide delicious and varied local brews – they give back to the community, too! Every month, UpCountry Brewing selects a local non profit to be the beneficiary of its “Pint Nights”. Every Friday of that month, UpCountry debuts a special pint glass decorated with a unique design that reflects that non profit. Sales of … Read More

WNCAP Featured in UpCountry’s “Pint Nights”

Not only does UpCountry Brewing, in West Asheville, provide delicious and varied local brews – they give back to the community, too! Every month, UpCountry Brewing selects a local non profit to be the beneficiary of its “Pint Nights”. Every Friday of that month, UpCountry debuts a special pint glass decorated with a unique design that reflects that non profit. Sales of … Read More

August 31 | International Overdose Awareness Day

Saturday, August 31, is International Overdose Awareness Day. It is a day to commemorate those who have been lost to addiction and overdose, and to fight for measures that would help the overdose epidemic. In WNC, there will be two major events commemorating Overdose Awareness Day, one in Franklin (Macon County) and one in Asheville. Franklin: Night of Hope The … Read More

DOFL Impact Story: Healing the Body and the Soul

Every year, WNCAP submits an “Impact Story” to Dining Out For Life International as a way of illustrating the real-world impact made by the resources raised by Dining Out For Life. This year’s story, printed below, won an Honorable Mention at the July 2019 Dining Out For Life Impact Awards. The following story uses a composite character, “Larry”. Each part … Read More