HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that causes AIDS. A member of a group of viruses called retroviruses, HIV infects human cells and uses the energy and nutrients provided by those cells to grow and reproduce.

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Opportunities to participate in advocacy efforts on HIV/AIDS issues; how to contact your representatives, learn about the legislative process, etc. amfAR News and Publications.

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Camp Heartland has provided fun, exciting and progressive camp experiences to kids living with or affected by AIDS.

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More than 20 percent of all Americans with AIDS/HIV do not know they are infected, and many of them pass on the virus to others.

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Case managers assist people living with AIDS to assess ongoing needs, develop a plan to meet these needs and connect people to community resources.

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Formerly known as DOORWAYS’ Supportive Housing Facility (DSHF), Cooper House serves people who are unable to live independently as a result of HIV/AIDS. It is the only program of its kind in the region and was one of the first in the United States to pr

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Community Health Charities is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Laurence M.D., Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Senior Scientist with amfAR.

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The Minnesota AIDS Project offers limited emergency financial aid to individuals and families living with HIV. Financial assistance can help pay utility bills, rent, or medical costs.

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amfAR publishes a wide range of educational materials and engages respected public figures, HIV/AID scientists, and policy makers in diverse efforts to communicate the Foundation’s message and the need for AIDS research.

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The GMT Initiative (formerly the MSM Initiative) provides financial and technical support to community organizations working to reduce the spread and impact of HIV among gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals (collectively,

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