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There are various AIDS organizations in BC (British Columbia).

Orgs Edit

BC Persons with AIDS Society Edit

British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society (BCPWA) changed its name to Positive Living BC[1] in 2011.[2] Name change probably because "staffers of several Vancouver HIV/AIDS organizations says most of their members with HIV have not developed AIDS."[3]

BC PWA Society co-presented AccolAIDS which was a bi-annual awards gala honouring heroes in the BC AIDS movement.

Positive Living BC Edit

Positive Living BC (formerly British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society)[1]

Vancouver Friends for Life Society Edit

Vancouver Friends for Life Society began delivering massage and hot meals to people with HIV/AIDS during the epidemic in the 1990’s. At some point they became a wellness centre for people living with different (life-threatening?) illnesses..

YouthCO Edit

YouthCO (formerly Youth Community Outreach AIDS Society) is a HIV and Hep C organization for young people.


Fundraisers Edit

Art for Life Edit

Art for Life is an annual art fundraising event raising money for Vancouver Friends For Life Society.

Dining Out for Life Edit

Dining Out for Life is an annual dining fundraising event raising money for AIDS service organizations.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 About POSITIVE LIVING BC.
  2. British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society homepage (2011). “BCPWA is currently considering changing its name. The deadline for the return of ballots of Friday, February 11, 2011 has now passed. An announcement about the result will be made shortly.”
  3. http://dailyxtra.com/vancouver/news/bcpwa-now-positive-living-bc

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