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Ronald D. Lewis Foundation, A Sister's Gift Female HIV Outreach Serv, Inc.

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Emergency Assistance, Human Services

Mission: Provide emotional support, crisis service programs and support for females living with the HIV/AIDS virus - including their children and family members. Offering community education and prevention projects.

Results: 14 Year old agency has chosen to "trail blaze" our efforts in designing "gender driven projects" to address the "specific" needs of women living with the AIDS virus. Our clients do not feel they fit into the LGBT category. With our decision to serve this demographic, comes the consequence of limited funding. Because of dedicated private donors and private foundations who believe in our mission we have maintained our Intake Office and telephone support network with success. Each year we serve over 200 women annually with no full-time paid staff.

Target demographics: Offer support to disenfranchised females of color living with HIV/AIDS who need assistance with community navigation, crisis counseling, food/transportation assistance and dependent/household support.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 205 impacted women

Geographic areas served: TX and U.S.

Programs: 30 day wellness telephone check-in by Care Team. Group support sessions with a meal and empowerment tools taught, Intake session with crisis, navigational and referral counseling Peer - led telephone support network

Community Stories

22 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

They live up to the values of what they do. So informative and encouraging. It was a fruitful visit. They exceeded my expectations.
Thank you.

Kay

Client Served

Rating: 5

My visit at ASG has been very productive and has given me a lot of insight of what i need to straighten out for myself. Very valuable information, I'm so grateful to be a part of this organization and I look forward to attending the monthly meetings.