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Organizers Cancel 2018 AIDS Walk Detroit, will Focus on 2019

August 17th 2018

Organizers Cancel 2018 AIDS Walk Detroit, will Focus on 2019 (AIDS Walk Detroit, Aug. 17, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Organizers of the 2018 AIDS Walk Detroit, which had been scheduled for Sept. 16, 2018, in downtown Royal Oak, have decided to cancel this year’s event as a result of construction taking place in Royal Oak […]

AIDS Walk Detroit Raises Money for Local Organizations

October 1st 2016

AIDS Walk Detroit Raises Money for Local Organizations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photography: Jonathan Quirk) Royal Oak, MI – Teams of walkers hit the streets of Royal Oak on Sept. 25 to raise money for local programs that support people with AIDS and AIDS prevention programs. Teams are able to keep up to 95% of the […]

ArtWorks Detroit to Benefit Matrix MAC Health Oct. 7

September 30th 2016

ArtWorks Detroit to Benefit Matrix MAC Health Oct. 7 (EVENT page)   Detroit, MI – ArtWorks 2016 21st Annual ArtWorks Detroit Friday, October 7, 6-11:45pm 460 W. Baltimore, Detroit, MI CCS, A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education presents original Works of Art by 150 Artists. With live and silent auctions, appetizers, drinks and desserts […]

FDA Changes Policy on Gay Men Donating Blood

December 30th 2015

FDA Changes Policy on Gay Men Donating Blood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 3015) Washington, DC – The FDA announced on Dec. 21 that men who had sex with men (MSM) would be allowed to donate blood as long as they had not had sexual contact in over a year. Previously there was a lifetime […]

Michigan AIDS Coalition Expands Testing to Include Other STDs

June 23rd 2015

Michigan AIDS Coalition Expands Testing to Include Other STDs (MAC Press Release, June 23, 2015) This month, Michigan AIDS Coalition (MAC), will formally launch its Integrated Testing Pilot Project, which now will include Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Hepatitis C in addition to its longstanding screenings for HIV and Syphilis. “For many years, we have been serving […]

AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center Merge

April 6th 2015

AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center Merge (APM press release, April 6, 2015) In order to strengthen the response to HIV in Southeast Michigan, AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM) and HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) have merged their organizations. Building on a history of collaboration and excellence, the merger of APM and HARC will ensure the […]

Affirmations Offers Daily Free HIV and STD Testing

February 20th 2013

“Expanding free HIV and STD testing services with our strategic Health and Wellness partners is key to our desire to commit the state’s largest LGBT community center to efforts to ending the spread of HIV/AIDS among the most vulnerable in our community”, said Johnny Jenkins, Affirmations’ Director of Programs.

HIV and Syphilis testing will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9pm and will be conducted by Michigan AIDS Coalition. They will also offer …

Max Fisher to speak at free luncheon for MAC

December 2nd 2011

The talk will be a donation-based lunch, with the first 60 to RSVP enjoying food from the Matt Prentice Restaurant group. The lunch will be held at the MAC headquarters at 429 Livernois in Ferndale on Dec. 15 at noon. There is no charge, but donations are suggested.

Adjusting to Help AIDS Patients

September 26th 2010

…Dr. Farkas will be giving a presentation on the ways that chiropractic care can benefit AIDS patients on October 11, 2010 at 7pm at his office at 22540 Woodward. Members of the HIV/AIDS advocacy group Higher Ground will be treated to refreshments and have an opportunity to ask questions. …(read more).