Charity ReviewIssued: August 2014 Expires: August 2016
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Standards for Charity Accountability
Lifelong AIDS Alliance meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, and to providing practical support services and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS.
Year, State incorporated: 1983 in WA
Also Known As: Chicken Soup Brigade , Dine Out for Life , Gay Bingo , Lifelong Thrift Store , Seattle AIDS Walk , Pots and Plans , Evergreen Wellness Advocates , Lifelong
Lifelong AIDS Alliance is a multi-service social service agency and AIDS Service organization in the Pacific Northwest. It provides meals and groceries, case management, transportation, and housing services for people with HIV/AIDS in King County.
It administers the statewide insurance continuation program for people with HIV/AIDS, ensuring access to medical care and life-prolonging medications. It reaches people with its education and prevention program. It has a full-time advocacy team, engaging policy makers on the local, statewide, regional and national levels to demand support for HIV prevention and education, services for people currently living with HIV/AIDS, access to affordable health insurance, and civil rights.
They offer the following programs:
Case Management: Lifelong's case managers are at the center of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Case managers' main role is to connect people to medical care, assist them with treatment adherence and to provide support services in order to achieve optimal health.
Chicken Soup Brigade: Each week, the Chicken Soup Brigade feeds individuals with fresh cooked meals, groceries and soup. They offer individualized nutritional therapy to people living with HIV/AIDS and other life-challenging illnesses.
Insurance: Lifelong's insurance program helps individuals without insurance to continue seeing their doctor and receiving medication.
Housing: For eligible households, the housing program provides financial assistance to help stabilize current housing, as well as an array of support services focusing on future housing and financial stability.
Recovery Support Services: Drug abuse and addiction have been inextricably linked with HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. Lifelong's Recovery Support Services team works with clients currently receiving other services at Lifelong, such as housing or case management, to provide guidance and support in creating and reaching recovery goals.
Prevention/Education: Lifelong distributes hundreds of thousands of condoms and safer-sex messages, counsels individuals one-on-one regarding risky behaviors, and educates youth about making healthier decisions.
Advocacy: Lifelong's policy advocates work at the local, state and national levels to ensure that legislators pass laws that are beneficial for people living with HIV/AIDS across the Pacific Northwest.
Lifelong Thrift Store: Located on in Capitol Hill, the Lifelong Thrift Store is a place to browse high-quality apparel, shoes and household items. All sales from donated items fund services to people with HIV/AIDS and other chronic conditions in our community.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 2.63%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Lifelong AIDS Alliance's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Sunday, June 30, 2013.
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