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 individuals living with HIV/AIDS. During 2012, over 1,740 individuals living with HIV/AIDS used our services - which is one out of four Minnesotans living with HIV/AIDS.
Our services include the following programs:
• Hot Meal Program, which serves 34,000 hot meals in our dining room each year;
• Food Shelf, which provides food to an average of 215 households each month and gave out 51 tons of food last yea.
• Integrative Therapy Program, which provides an average of 300 monthly appointments for acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, and other therapeutic treatment.
• Case Management Program, which last year provided client advocacy and referral services to 125 individuals.
• Health and Wellness Programs offers 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.
• Holiday Basket Program, which gave out 692 baskets with gifts and food for over 900 adults and 400 children in 2012.