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AIDS Walk 2019

AIDS Walk 2019

April 5, 2019

AIDS Walk 2019 May 11, 10am-12pm Parkview Field This year marks the 23rd annual Northeast Indiana AIDS Walk and is one of the largest fundraisers for the Northeast Indiana Positive Resource Connection.  For 2019, we’re changing up the theme to “What’s Your Story?” For...
Thank You to Our 2018 Donors

Thank You to Our 2018 Donors

March 19, 2019

There’s Love in the Numbers We wanted to take this time to showcase the amazing individuals and organizations of our community who supported us in 2018.  Our success is directly correlated to our generous donors. 2018 Donors 07 Pub AALCO Distributing Company Suha...
Ending Another Successful Year

Ending Another Successful Year

December 11, 2018

Success is in the Numbers Over 80% of our HIV-positive clients have achieved an undetectable viral load through participation and treatment in our Care Coordination program.  This means their HIV will never progress to AIDS and they are unable to pass the virus...
What Does an HIV Test Look Like?

What Does an HIV Test Look Like?

November 29, 2018

Contributing Writer: Madeleine Richey   World AIDS Day kicks off AIDS Awareness Month on December 1st.  The awareness day’s theme for 2018 is “Know your status.”  In recognition of World AIDS Day 2018, the Positive Resource Connection is hosting a free...
Staff Spotlight – Sara Siefert, Director of Client Services

Staff Spotlight – Sara Siefert, Director of Client Services

October 24, 2018

CONTRIBUTING WRITER: MADELEINE RICHEY “People with HIV are people first,” says Sara Siefert, Director of Client Services. “They have wants, needs, hopes, and dreams.  HIV is just one part of their life, not the defining feature…” It’s this philosophy that has made her...
Syringe Services Program of Fort Wayne

Syringe Services Program of Fort Wayne

September 20, 2018

Contributing Writer: Madeleine Richey Community in crisis: infected needles spread HIV and Hepatitis C The instant a needle punctures the skin can be detrimental to a person’s health—not just because of the drug it might be carrying, but because of who might have used...
30 Years of Dining and Dancing

30 Years of Dining and Dancing

August 7, 2018

30 Years of Dining and Dancing Contributing Writer: Madeleine Richey This October, some of northeast Indiana’s finest are putting on their dancing shoes to support Positive Resource Connection during the 30th annual Dinner Dance. Beginning in 1989, this annual...
Is Undetectable the New Negative?

Is Undetectable the New Negative?

July 9, 2018

A Word From the Director: Jeff Markley In the world of HIV, is being undetectable the new “HIV negative”? The virus has not been eliminated even though it’s not detectable.And yet, at an undetectable level, the concentration of the virus is so minute it doesn’t pack...
Walls, Doors, and Rooms, Oh My!

Walls, Doors, and Rooms, Oh My!

June 16, 2018

Hold on to your hard-hats! The PRC is busting walls, moving doors, and upgrading the guts of our office! Through a generous grant from the Indiana State Department of Health and great collaborations with the Fort Wayne Urban Enterprise, Shawnee Construction, and MKM...
Staff Spotlight – Vanessa Hicks

Staff Spotlight – Vanessa Hicks

May 16, 2018

Drugs and alcohol can severely affect HIV medication.  If a client is taking a “booster” for their HIV, it will boost everything going into their system, including substances and their effects.  Drugs and alcohol compromise your health, and with an immune deficiency...
Creating Change in Northeast Indiana One Step at a Time

Creating Change in Northeast Indiana One Step at a Time

April 16, 2018

Contributing Writer: Madeleine Richey Twenty-two years and countless steps later, the Northeast Indiana AIDS Walk is one of the largest fundraisers for Positive Resource Connection. The walk has become a critical campaign to reach the people of Northeast Indiana on...