Dining Out For Life 2019 is Thursday, April 25

Mark your calendars for Dining Out For Life 2019 on Thursday, April 25. As most of our faithful readers already know, Dining Out For Life (DOFL) is an annual event benefiting HIV Prevention & Care that takes place in nearly 50 cities across the nation. This year, Dining Out For Life is on Thursday, April 25, 2019. In Asheville, DOFL will once again be … Read More

President Trump’s Call To End HIV/AIDS Clashes With White House Policies

On February 5, 2019, President Donald Trump declared in his State of the Union address that his administration’s budget would request “the needed commitment to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the United States within 10 years.” The president, calling for bipartisan unity on this issue, went on to say, “Together, we will defeat AIDS in America.” Even as HIV advocates across the … Read More

February 14 | Valentine’s Day STI Testing Event

WNCAP Valentine's Day Testing Event for HIV and STIs

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to express your love to your spouse, partner, family and friends. But this Valentine’s Day, how about showing yourself some SELF LOVE? How? By knowing your status! Stop by Firestorm Books & Coffee tomorrow, February 14, from 10am-1pmfor a free Valentine’s Day Testing event (see the Facebook event here). WNCAP and Buncombe County Health & Human Services will be on hand … Read More

February 7 | National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a commemorative day designed to promote HIV testing and treatment among Black people in the United States. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in African American communities. Rates of HIV/AIDS are disproportionately higher in the Black community compared to the general population. Structural inequality in the healthcare sector, dense sexual … Read More

WNCAP To Host Free Creative Expression Workshop For Female Clients

WNCAP is dedicated to helping our clients thrive, not just survive. That’s why, with the help of rockstar creative facilitator Lori Greenberg, WNCAP will be hosting twice-monthly “Creative Mornings” for our female clients. Trained facilitator Lori Greenberg M.Ed, LCAS will lead the “Creative Morning” gatherings for female WNCAP clients. “Creative Mornings” are twice-monthly events where women living with HIV can gather to … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide To Your Blood Work

By: Shane Dickerson, former WNCAP Client. Reprinted from the Winter 2019 issue of the WNCAP Client Newsletter “RISE ABOVE” So… you just found out you’re HIV positive? You might be scared or confused – you may even wonder if you’re going to die. Thankfully, due to the tireless determination of activists and the steady march of medical science, we know that … Read More

Asheville Yoga Center Chooses WNCAP As Jan. Charity of the Month

WNCAP is thrilled to announce that Asheville Yoga Center has chosen WNCAP as its Charity of the Month! Donations will be collected through January at their studio & boutique, and on Thursday, January 31, 10% of the Yoga Center’s proceeds will be generously contributed to WNCAP along with a direct contribution of $250. In recent years, yoga has been increasingly utilized by people … Read More

March 12 | HIV Speaks On Jones Street

HIV Speaks on Jones Street is the annual state HIV Advocacy Day in North Carolina. It will be Tuesday, March 12, 2019. More information coming soon!

WNCAP Speaks On Jones Street 2018

On June 12th, 2018, a delegation of WNCAP staff and volunteers traveled to Raleigh to fight for people living with HIV throughout North Carolina. The annual event, called “HIV Speaks on Jones Street” is organized by the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN). Left to Right: WNCAP Advocates Jody Cross, Michael Poandl, and Jeffrey Long stand before the NC State Capitol for HIV … Read More