Stuart Fisk Embodies Health Activism

Everyone deserves access to compassionate health care, and few know this as well as Stuart Fisk, CRNP. His life's work has been dedicated to HIV activism, research, prevention, and care for persons living with HIV disease. Fisk's work ...
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600,000 Households Receive PSAs on HIV Services as Part of New AIDS Free Pittsburgh Marketing Campaign

There are over 3,000 people living with HIV in southwestern Pennsylvania, and AIDS Free Pittsburgh is committed to ensuring care is available and eliminating the spread of new cases. In a broad marketing campaign for HIV services in th...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Organizes Fast-Track Cities Implementation Workshop

Community, civic, and public health stakeholders gathered in-person and virtually to discuss the current state of HIV in Pittsburgh and generate a dialogue for Pittsburgh's next steps in addressing barriers, gaps, and health inequities...
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Too Hot for July Takes to the Streets in a Triumphant Return

After a two-year hiatus, Too Hot For July, Pittsburgh's only HIV Biomedical Awareness Event, made its triumphant in-person return on June 2 outside KLVN Coffee Lab in Larimer. Hosted by AIDS Free Pittsburgh in partnership with True T P...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Seeks Proposals for Enhancing HIV Testing in Allegheny County

The AIDS Free Pittsburgh Enhancing HIV Testing in Allegheny County Request for Proposals (RFP) is now open. Thanks to a generous grant from the Highmark Foundation, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) plans to award a second cohort of mini gran...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2021) – On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest and only city in Pennsylvania to join a global network committed to ending the HIV epidemic...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest member of a global network of over 300 U.S. cities and municipalities committed to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030. Through the ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Attends Millvale Pride

On June 26, public health initiative AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) participated in Millvale's inaugural, volunteer-driven PRIDE event. This was the first outreach table that AFP hosted since COVID-19 cases were identified in the U.S. AFP ...
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Save the Date: Too Hot for July 2021 on Sept. 10

Too Hot for July (TH4J) returns live, in person, and safely outdoors this year on Friday, September 10th at Spirit Bar in Lawrenceville. The annual HIV awareness event is hosted by AIDS Free Pittsburgh, in partnership with True T Pgh. ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and Highmark Foundation Award $90,000 in HIV Screening Grants to Local Organizations

AIDS Free Pittsburgh and the Highmark Foundation awarded four Allegheny County healthcare providers grants to pilot new HIV screening projects for high-risk populations. Grantees Community Human Services Project Silk, UPMC St. Margaret...
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PA DOH Awards Ryan White Program $900,000 for HIV Advertising Campaign

Editor's note: An error ran in an earlier headline misstating the recipient of the funding. Funding was provided to the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Ryan White program. The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Ryan White program has receiv...
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AHN, Highmark, and UPMC Join Together Again to Fund AIDS Free Pittsburgh

AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) has received renewed funding commitments from Allegheny Health Network (AHN), UPMC, and new project funding from the Highmark Foundation to support its work towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Allegheny C...
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Too Hot for July Video

Want to relive the events from AIDS Free Pittsburgh's (AFP) and True T Pgh's Too Hot for July: Black AF? You can catch some snapshots in a new video from the annual HIV awareness event, held this year in August. The video is available ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Gathers Community Feedback in Online Sessions

In developing their strategic plan for 2021-2025, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) is turning to the community for feedback. AFP is a collaborative initiative comprised of government agencies, healthcare institutions, and community-based org...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and True T Pgh Co-Host HIV Awareness Events

July was way too hot this year, so AIDS Free Pittsburgh brought Too Hot for July: Black AF, the initiative's annual HIV awareness event, to August. This year, Too Hot for July: Black AF was divided into three events over three days, wh...
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Too Hot for July Events Coming in August

Due to COVID-19, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) shifted its annual HIV Biomedical Awareness event, Too Hot For July, to form several virtual events, including a HIV mini-conference and a Queer State of the Union and Quarantine Ball with ou...
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Fighting Another Epidemic in Allegheny County

Since 2015, AIDS Free Pittsburgh has worked to eliminate the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Allegheny County. As the initiative prepares to enter a second phase, AIDS Free Pittsburgh is launching a city-wide awareness campaign about PrEP, and th...
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Three JHF staff present at Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Summit

The Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP) Summit, organized and supported by the Forbes Funds, brings together nonprofit organizations to create strategic collaborations around pressing social issues in southwestern Pennsylva...
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HIV/AIDS team brings together disparate grantees to share learning, insights

Members of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's HIV/AIDS team brought together grantees from two initiatives for a joint learning collaborative on September 18. Twenty-one staffers from grantees of JHF's statewide Minority AIDS Initiativ...
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HIV/AIDS team earns substantial boost in state funding

 Several months of persistence by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's HIV/AIDS team has paid off in a big way. On June 27, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced it will provide an additional $895,388 for the 2019-2020 fis...
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