The Aliveness Project is the only community drop-in center for individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Minnesota.
Our mission is to encourage self-empowerment and provide direct services to people living with HIV/AIDS. During 2013, one out of four Minnesotans living with HIV/AIDS--over 1,700 individuals--used our services, including:
• Hot Meal Program, serving more than 33,000 hot meals in our dining room each year;
• Food Shelf, providing food to an average of 220 households each month and giving out more than 50 tons of food per year;
• Nutritional Therapy Program, which provides over 500 sessions of nutritional each year;
• Integrative Therapy Program, facilitating an average of 250 monthly appointments for acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, and other therapeutic treatment at our location;
• Case Management Program, assisting 125 individuals with client advocacy and referral services last year;
• Health and Wellness Program, offering seminars on a variety of topics such as choosing a medical provider, managing HIV drug treatment and other topics related to living with HIV/AIDS;
• Outreach Program, providing over 400 HIV tests and care outreach to hundreds of individuals per year;
• Holiday Basket Program, spreading holiday spirit through 692 baskets with gifts and food for over 1,400 adults and 400 children in 2012.