Overdose Awareness Day, Thursday, August 31, 2023

You do not have to carry your grief alone. Join us for two ceremonies designed to help us remember those we’ve lost to drug overdose deaths. Light candles, share stories, and read the names of loved ones impacted by addiction. These events are free to attend and open to the community.  

July 28 | World Hepatitis Day

Today is World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis is a serious liver infection that results from the hepatitis virus, which exists in A, B, C, and E varieties. HepC, the most common variety, is CURABLE. WNCAP offers free, fast, and confidential testing for HepC and HIV. If you are living with HCV, we can help you access affordable treatment. There is no … Read More

June 25 | Celebrating Nat’l HIV Testing Day

Sunday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and WNCAP is celebrating the best way we know… by giving away FREE sub sandwiches! This Friday, June 25, stop by 554 Fairview Road between 10:30am – 1:30pm for free, fast, and confidential HIV and Hepatitis C testing. Everyone who gets tested will receive a FREE sandwich from Lenny’s Grill & Subs while supplies last! … Read More

Jun 19 | GRINDfest 2021

SO proud and excited to sponsor the Blackest Weekend in Asheville w/ a ?DEPOT STREET DANCE PARTY?featuring ⚡DJ AUDIO⚡on Saturday, June 19! From @grind.avl : . We close the night out with a huge dance party. It is a festival that has great purpose and practical fun. The whole idea is to celebrate differences and learn from them while uniting … Read More

June 18 | Offices CLOSED In Observation of Juneteenth

At WNCAP, we believe social justice and equity are central to our work. We know that our organization must push forward to dismantle structural racism and the white supremacist culture that is so pervasive in the world around us. With this in mind, we added Juneteenth to WNCAP’s official annual holiday schedule. This year, all WNCAP offices will close on … Read More

May 12 | Nat’l Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is a day to break the silence about HIV and AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities and encourage individuals to get tested for HIV. Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) make up 0.2% of the U.S. population and account for a very small percentage of new … Read More

April 29 | Dine IN For Life

Support WNCAP and Independent Restaurants – Dine IN For Life on April 29! ______________________________________________________ Get info on all 2021 Participating Restaurants here If you’re on a mobile device, use this link ______________________________________________________ Dining Out For Life looks a little different this year… Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, WNCAP is not asking our restaurant partners for any donation in 2021. … Read More

Feb 7 | National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Black people make up 13% of the U.S. population but account for 43% of new HIV infections. 73% of women living with HIV are Black. The Black AIDS Institute does amazing work to uncover and rectify systemic inequalities in HIV prevention and care. Learn more about BAI at https://blackaids.org/

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

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