Harm Reduction Volunteer is WLOS Person of the Week

People living with HIV are more vulnerable now than at any time since the peak of the AIDS epidemic. Will you donate today to help keep our neighbors healthy, housed, and fed? Miss Betty is a 93-year young retired nurse who volunteers in WNCAP’s Franklin office, assembling harm reduction kits for people who inject drugs. Her inspiring story is the … Read More

ALL DECEMBER | Merry & Bright Gift Drive

Life can be challenging for kids affected by HIV/AIDS – all the more so in 2020. COVID-19 disproportionately affected people living with HIV. Many of our clients lost their jobs, housing, or ability to leave the house because of a compromised immune system. Donate to Merry & Bright HERE! But we can still make the holidays sparkle for children affected by HIV … Read More

WNCAP Mini-Docs

WNCAP film, The People We Serve, is winning awards and raising awareness.  Congratulations and thank you to filmmaker, Francine Cavanaugh! Your work has brought the stories of the people we serve to our community and now to the world. Thank you to all the people who were so open and willing to share. You are all the true heroes! If … Read More

World AIDS Day 2020

World AIDS Day is a little different this year. Although we can’t meet in person, we can still commemorate the day together – virtually! Will you donate in honor of World AIDS Day? Every dollar helps keep people living with HIV/AIDS healthy, housed, and fed. WNCAP Mini-Docs We are so proud to introduce the WNCAP Mini-Docs on World AIDS Day. … Read More

December 1 | Virtual World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is a little different this year. Although we can’t meet in person, we can still commemorate the day together – virtually! Check out Executive Director Antonio Del Toro’s World AIDS Day Op-Ed for the Asheville Citizen-Times Check out WLOS coverage of World AIDS Day WNCAP Mini-Docs We are so proud to introduce the WNCAP Mini-Docs on World … Read More

August 30 | Virtual Overdose Awareness Day

In collaboration with Seek Healing, WNCAP invites the entire community to join us for Overdose Awareness Day on Sunday, August 30. Although we cannot gather in person this year, we will continue to honor this day by providing an online space, from 4pm-6pm, to congregate and show support. To register for this online event, click here. If you have lost someone to … Read More

Celebrate Overdose Awareness Day 2020

In collaboration with Seek Healing, WNCAP invites the entire community to join us for Overdose Awareness Day on Sunday, August 30. Although we cannot gather in person this year, we will continue to honor this day by providing an online space, from 4pm-6pm, to congregate and show support. To register for this online event, click here. If you have lost someone to … Read More

August 20 | Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

There is an HIV/AIDS crisis in the South. More than half of all new HIV diagnoses are in Southern states. Even though modern medications should rule out even a single death from AIDS, more than 2,500 Southerners died from AIDS-related causes in 2017. Today, on Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (SHAAD) is the day we rewrite our narrative! SHAAD gives us … Read More

HIV/AIDS Crisis in the South

There is an HIV/AIDS crisis in the South. More than half of all new HIV diagnoses are in Southern states. Even though modern medications should rule out even a single death from AIDS, more than 2,500 Southerners died from AIDS-related causes in 2017. Today, on Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (SHAAD) is the day we rewrite our narrative! SHAAD gives us … Read More

LAST CHANCE to Stream “Born to Be”

The exclusive link to stream Born to Be expires at 11:30 PM on Friday, July 10. Don’t miss this “lively, moving” documentary about pioneering, gender-affirming surgery and the lives it changes. All proceeds from our Born to Be virtual screening will be donated to the Marsha P. Johnson Institute to support their efforts to protect and defend the lives of Black Trans people. We have … Read More