THE AIDS COMMITTEE OF CAMBRIDGE, KITCHENER, WATERLOO & AREA

Registered Name: THE AIDS COMMITTEE OF CAMBRIDGE, KITCHENER, WATERLOO

Business Number: 133832543RR0001

Vision and Mission

Vision

At ACCKWA, we work toward a future where new HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually-transmitted or blood-borne infections are rare in Waterloo Region. People living with HIV will feel that maintaining health, well-being and full community participation are achievable, realistic goals.

Mission

 Through responsive programming and multi-sectoral collaboration, ACCKWA will:

  • work towards the reduction of HIV, hepatitis C, and other sexually-transmitted and blood-borne infections in Waterloo Region;
  • address the social determinants of health that create stigma, discrimination, and vulnerability for our service users; and 
  • provide excellent HIV care and support to individuals, families and most-affected communities.

About THE AIDS COMMITTEE OF CAMBRIDGE, KITCHENER, WATERLOO & AREA

ACCKWA Quick Fact:

We strongly believe in prevention education: our education and outreach programs connect annually with over 15,000 people in our community! 

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"When I found ACCKWA they helped me get involved...I felt my life change. They got me out of my house to meet new people who are in similiar situations as me; I was able to get support and information and learn what is out there for me and my family."

How Your Monthly Gift Can Help Over One Year:                                                                                            

$10 a month will ensure 24 food hampers are distributed to a family affected by HIV

$15 a month will ensure transportation to 12 specialist appointments for a person living with HIV

$25 a month will ensure 12 prevention education workshops are provided to teens or community groups

$30 a month will ensure 12 support group sessions are provided for children, women and men living with or     affected by HIV

$50 a month will ensure transportation to 12 appointments at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto for a child living with HIV

$100 a month will ensure access to nutritious food for a family of four affected by HIV

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"Your financial support not only bolsters ACCKWA's programs and efforts, but it conveys a deep meaningful message of compassion. Gifts go beyond their practical purpose and offer a tangible message of love and hope."

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