JOIN US TONIGHT
FOR A once in a life time
WORLD AIDS DAY HAWAI'I 2022
December 1, 2022 5pm-9pm
Historic Iao Theater
The mission of Maui AIDS Foundation is to promote the health and well-being of the members of our community.
Founded in 1986, Maui AIDS Foundation (MAF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) health and social service organization focused on promoting the sexual health and well-being of the members of our community. MAF is the only AIDS service organization serving Maui County including the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai. MAF provides direct services that include linkage to medical care, access to HIV medications, food, and emotional and educational support to those in need. MAF also provides comprehensive educational and testing programs. These preventative programs provide information, preventative tools and testing. Maui AIDS Foundation provides these vital services free of cost to the community of Maui County. MAF has broadened our programs and services over time extending in to Harm Reduction and Drug Prevention.
Maui AIDS Foundation provides all of the following services to the community:
INSURANCE ENROLLMENT WITH OUR IN-HOUSE INSURANCE SPECIALIST - OPEN INSURANCE ENROLLMENT IS HERE!
11/01/22 through 12/07/22 for Medicare
11/01/22 through 1/15/23 for Healthcare.gov
Comprehensive Case Management for HIV positive individuals including medical insurance enrollment, on-site food pantry, housing assistance, linkage to medical care, dental care, medications, and more
A partner of the Maui Police Department on their Mobile Medical Educational Unit (MMEU), providing free testing, prevention education, Hep-C hygiene kits, support, and linkage to care every Monday across Maui County. This program meets our most vulnerable populations who do not have access to care. Donate a hygiene kit
Linkage to mental health services and suicide prevention
HIV 101 and cultural competency trainings (including Maui Police Department and other community partners)
Referral system for victims of domestic violence
Free testing and education for inmates in MCCC, Maui Community Correctional Center, through our Corrections Program
A Partner of the Ma'i Movement Hawaii providing sanitary products for those in need
Collaboration with Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) for administration of Hepatitis A and B vaccinations
Naloxone training for opioid overdose
As we approach the holiday season please note the following days
MAF will be closed:
Monday, December 12 from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm– Holiday Party
Wednesday, December 21 to Monday, January 2 – Holiday Break
MAF wishes you and yours
a very happy, healthy and peaceful holiday season!
WHAT IS U = U?
U=U means “undetectable equals untransmittable.” More specifically, it means that people living with HIV who have an undetectable level of virus in their blood due to treatment are unable to transmit the virus to others.
Are you in need of health insurance?
OPEN ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN!
NOVEMBER 1, 2022 - JANUARY 15, 2023
Gertie Holder, our MAF Insurance Enrollment Specialist, is here to help!
Contact her to enroll or ask questions!
HOW CAN YOU HELP OUR HOUSELESS COMMUNITY?
Join our harm reduction initiatives in partnership with the Maui Police Department through their Mobile Medical Educational Unit (MMEU) serving communities in need every Monday across the island. MAF is onsite providing free and confidential testing, linkage to care, harm reduction and prevention education. Cassie Coffin, our Harm Reduction Outreach Coordinator, has put together hygiene kits to help keep our at-risk communities safe from the Hep-C epidemic in Maui County. Mahalo for your hard work out there, Cassie and our Prevention team! We appreciate and support you in this vital, compassionate initiative!
YOUR HEALTH IS IMPORTANT TO US
We realize there is a lot of information circulating on Monkeypox. We are consistently working alongside the Hawai'i Department of Health for the latest safety protocols and information. We always have our community, their health, and safety in mind. Take a look at the latest information on Monkeypox:
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"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."
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