Archive for August, 2009

Posted on 08/28/2009 at 7:08 am

No Swiping Necessary

These days it seems that we swipe our way in and out of life on a daily basis … the subway, our ATM card ….. It’s endless.  For people on Medicaid, it’s even more insidious because a “negative” swipe can mean the denial of a benefit or service and at the very least, hours of [...]

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Posted on 08/17/2009 at 1:43 pm

Bailey House Food Pantry Open for Business

Consolidating our headquarters and community services in East Harlem has been hectic and full of surprises, but it has been worth it!  There is no other place where that is more evident than in our new, bigger food pantry.  With our enhanced space, we now have aisles stocked with nourishing canned goods, bins filled with [...]

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Posted on 08/07/2009 at 8:00 am

Senator Tom Duane Speaks Out for People Living with HIV/AIDS

I first met Tom Duane in 1993 when he opened his district office in Chelsea on the same floor as our headquarters at 275 7th Avenue. That was in the “early days” when AIDS was still considered a death sentence and even our landlord put us and Tom and later APICA all on the same [...]

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