MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION

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OUR MISSION

The mission of Maui AIDS Foundation is to promote the sexual 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 on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV, Hepatitis-C (HCV) and Syphilis. Maui AIDS Foundation has provided these vital services free of cost to the community of Maui County.

Maui AIDS Foundation provides all of the following services FREE to the community:

  • On-site food pantry   

  • Housing assistance  

  • Linkage to medical care and medications  

  • Onsite Medicaid enrollment   

  • Linkage to dental care   

  • Prevention and education  

  • Youth, adult and family counseling and support groups  

  • Free HIV/HCV/STI Testing and treatment  

  • Harm reduction through prevention services    

  • Linkage to mental health services and suicide prevention  

  • Outreach in trans methadone clinic and substance abuse clinics  

  • Maui Police Department trainings (HIV 101 and cultural competency)  

  • Referral system for victims of domestic violence   

  • Free testing and training for inmates in MCC, Maui Correctional Center  

  • A Partner of the Ma'i Movement Hawaii providing sanitary products for those in need (LEARN MORE)

  • Collaboration with State of Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) for administration of Hepatitis A and B vaccinations 

  • Substance abuse program and Naloxone for opioid overdose 

YOUR SUPPORT MAKES A DIFFERENCE! 

HOUSING

FOOD PANTRY

FREE CLINICAL TESTING

YOUTH & ADULT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

COMPREHENSIVE CARE

MEDICAL CARE

Mahalo

to all of our community members who came out and supported MAF for our car wash this past Friday, July 23rd!

 

We appreciate you!

Mahalo to

Habitat for Humanity

for your partnership

and support! 

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EXCITING THINGS HAPPENING! 

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Saturday 
November 13th

An amazing live community event with MAF is in store! 

Stay tuned on the fun - invites to come

September 1 - September 30th

MAF CODE: 78092

Save the date

How Does Give Aloha Work?

During the month of September, customers are invited to make donations at checkout to MAF!

Just give our organization code and support our programs! Donations are accepted at any Foodland or Sack N Save. 

 

Mahalo for your support!

We are so excited about the MauiAF store launch! We have a selection of t-shirts, masks, hats, totes, and more! By purchasing these items you are benefiting all the work that MAF does for our community through case management and prevention services. We wouldn’t be here without YOU! 

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AFFIRM Magazine’s purpose is to share the true rooted

stories of Transgender and Non-Binary people, both

from afar and locally.

We are so excited to partner with Ma'i Movement Hawai'i @maimovementhawaii
Ma'i Movement Hawai'i is a locally grown grassroots organization run by Native Hawaiian sisters that's committed to ending period poverty, or the inability to get period products like pads and tampons. All donations raised on each island goes into a community to distribute period products right back into the lāhui to those that need it most. Donations requested: Regular pads, Overnight pads, Tampons, Pantiliners. Please make sure the donations are individually wrapped! We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Feel free to drop your donations anytime! Let’s #endperiodpoverty 

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MAF COVID-19 UPDATES

We are here for you.

WE ARE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY WITH THE FOLLOWING HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Wednesday: 8:30am - 7:00pm 

Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday: closed

We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in Hawai’i. To support public health surrounding COVID-19, MAF has adjusted current work plans based on guidance from the Hawaii State Department of Health, County of Maui and the Center for Disease Control. Until further notice, we are adopting the following protocols:

  • We put great and careful effort to implement proper guidelines for social distancing, sanitization and protective equipment. Please contact us at 808-242-4900 for care coordination needs and immediate concerns, we are here to help.

  • P4P: This group offers a safe and confidential social setting in which clients are given the opportunity to provide input on improving the agency. For meeting dates and times please contact: Bryan Chin, DNP, APRN, FNP - Director of Clinical Services: bryan@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900 

  • Please contact the following MAF team members for schedules on group, virtual or live events:

    • H.E.A.R.T.S: Tiare Sua - H.E.A.R.T.S & PrEP Project Coordinator/ CTR/ CHW/Cheif Editor, AFFIRM Magazine: tiare@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900

    • EMPOWER'D: Joyce Spirko - Director of Prevention Services: joyce@mauiaids.org/808-242-4900

  • All off-site testing (Lahaina, Kihei, Hana and Molokai) is suspended until further notice, please check back for updates.

We are very gratefully accepting monetary donations to our COVID relief fund. This fund is set up to help our clients extensively through the uncertainty and repercussions of the pandemic. We are full of appreciation for your support and compassion through a time of such profound challenge for all. 

We have an increased need for:

  • Food pantry supply

  • Toiletries supply

  • Mental health care

  • Dental care

  • Housing assistance after job loss

  • PPE and sanitization supplies 

Mahalo Nui for your generosity at this time!

#protectdapukas

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DON'T KNOW YOUR STATUS?

ALREADY KNOW YOUR STATUS?

WANT TO STAY HIV - ?

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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. our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.

WE CARE ABOUT YOU AND OUR MAUI COMMUNITY

We want to hear your feedback and suggestions!

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TRANSGENDER DAY 
OF REMEMBRANCE

MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION IN STEADFAST SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

Maui AIDS Foundation (MAF) stands in steadfast support of Black Lives Matter and our shared pursuit of a more just society.

At MAF, our work is predicated on people entrusting us with their health, sexuality, and details of their personal lives. Every person who enters our doors must be confident they will be treated with the utmost care and respect. However, in our society, it is clear that Black people are often not afforded the same level of care and respect as others. For that reason, we echo the refrain being heard around the world: Black Lives Matter!

 

MAF has always strived to serve those who are marginalized within our community. Marginalization, violence, and every other form of injustice are antithetical to the dignity of human life and the bonds of a healthy, thriving, and inclusive community.

 

Therefore, we call upon every person across Hawai‘i and the world to affirm with us that #BlackLivesMatter and to ensure all members of our society can live their lives with equal respect and dignity so we may all thrive as individuals and communities. We will not standby silently while any member of our society is systematically deprived of justice.

"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."

Margaret Wheatley

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