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Thank You For Making Raise Your Hand 2017 A Huge Success!

On Saturday, September 23, hundreds of artists, activists, and volunteers gathered at The Asheville Event Centre to fundraise and friendraise for a worthy cause. The Raise Your Hand Auction & Gala is one of the biggest nights of the year for both WNCAP and Western North Carolina, and this year was no exception. The night was…

WNCAP Syringe Exchange Hours Are Changing

Due to high demand for clean needles, WNCAP is limiting our hours of syringe distribution. We typically see the most activity on Mondays and Fridays so we have decided to remain open from 9am-5pm on those days, as well as Thursday. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, our friends at The Steady Collective distribute clean needles as…

Early Voting for Asheville PRIMARY Elections Through Oct. 7

It is election season for Asheville local politics. Now through October 7, 2017, Early Voting is open for PRIMARY elections for the offices of mayor and City Council. The winners of these elections will go on to compete in the GENERAL election on November 4, 2017. The Primary Election itself is officially held on Tuesday, October…

At WNCAP, We Work Closely With Our Immigrant Clients

By: Norma Acero, WNCAP Medical Case Manager Being an immigrant is usually not easy, no matter where you come from or where you land. Making a new land a place you can call home comes with many challenges, from learning a new language to connecting with the community and finding how you fit in with…

LGBT Periodical QNews Gives Shout Out to WNCAP Gala

Qnews, an LGBT periodical based in Charlotte, recently gave a shout out to WNCAP and the Raise Your Hand Auction & Gala. “The event includes a silent auction with donations of local art, fine wines, antiques, get away vacations and jewelry. Money raised from this event will go directly to helping finance WNCAP services, including…

Mountain Xpress Previews Raise Your Hand

Mountain Xpress Previews Raise Your Hand On Friday, August 25th, Mountain Xpress published a preview article highlighting the 29th Annual Raise Your Hand Auction and Gala. The event, which raises money for HIV treatment and prevention in western North Carolina, will take place on September 23rd at 6:00 P.M. at the Asheville Event Centre. The…