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Become an Ambassador for Dining Out For Life!

Dining Out For Life® (DOFL) 2018 will take place on Thursday, April 26. Over 100 fine restaurants across Western North Carolina will donate 20% of their proceeds on that day to WNCAP. What is the most important part of WNCAP’s biggest fundraiser? The Ambassadors, of course! Being a DOFL Ambassador is a blast. You link…

Spread The Word About DOFL

The more people dine out on Thursday, April 26, the more resources will go directly to HIV Prevention & Care in our community. So use social media to spread the word! Click here for downloadable images and sample posts that you can use on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

WNCAP Goes to Capitol Hill for AIDSWatch

  A delegation of WNCAP staff and volunteers traveled to Washington, D.C. on March 26-27 for AIDSWatch, the annual HIV Advocacy Day presented by The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. AIDSWatch is a gathering of hundreds of people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress and to educate them about the important…

Steady Collective to Host Opioid Overdose Community Forum on February 23

On Friday, February 23, local harm reduction organization The Steady Collective will host an Opioid Overdose Community Forum from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Haywood Street Congregation in Downtown Asheville. The forum will feature a panel of harm reduction professionals who work in syringe exchanges, overdose prevention programs, and homeless outreach services. They will talk about what they are seeing on the ground in…

HIV Criminalization Laws Change in North Carolina

The North Carolina Commission for Public Health recently voted to modernize North Carolina’s HIV control measures, a series of statutes written into state law in 1988 to help protect people against HIV infection. The movement to modernize the law was spearheaded by the North Carolina AIDS Action Network. The centerpiece of the original law made…

Asheville Yoga Center Chooses WNCAP as 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 February at their studio & boutique, and on Thursday, February 22, 10% of the Yoga Center’s proceeds will be generously contributed to WNCAP. In recent years, yoga has been increasingly utilized by people living with HIV/AIDS…

2018 Dining Out For Life Participating Restaurants Announced

On Thursday, April 26th, 2018, a hundred restaurants across Western North Carolina will participate in Dining Out For Life®. On that day, each of the participating restaurants will donate 20% of their gross sales to WNCAP, helping to advance our mission of preventing new cases of HIV and improving the quality of life for those already…

Steady Collective Changes Hours

The Steady Collective, which distributes sterile syringes and life-saving naloxone on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Asheville, is changing its hours. On Tuesdays, Steady will now operate from 10am-1pm at Haywood Street Congregation in Downtown Asheville. On that same day, they will be located at Firestorm Books and Coffee, in West Asheville, between 1:30pm-4pm. On Wednesdays, the Steady Collective will…