Welcome, Aliveness New Staff

The Aliveness Project welcomes several new staff to the team. We are excited to see what new accomplishments we will achieve together. Learn more about each person in their bio below. Kendall Mager (she/her) – Social Services Intern Kendall is a Minnesota native that has lived in Northeast Minneapolis for six years. She spent her…

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Monkeypox – What You Need to Know

Updated 6/24/2022 Anyone has the potential to get monkeypox, and everyone’s risk is different. We have compiled the most recent information so you can make informed choices when you are in spaces or situations where monkeypox could be spread through close contact. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging individuals…

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Say “Hello” to our New Staff

The Aliveness Project welcomes several new staff to the team. We are excited to see what new accomplishments we will achieve together. Learn more about each person in their bio below. Bruce Weihsmantel (he/him) – Mendical Case Management I’m from Illinois originally from Illinois but have lived on both coasts and have been in Minneapolis…

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A+ Peer Support Group

A+ is a peer lead discussion group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. A+ is open to all people living with HIV. Our topics vary from coping with your diagnosis and health, how to access resources provided by The Aliveness Project and affiliated agencies, and most importantly building community. A+ gives people living…

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A Summer of Charitable Gaming

Pull Tabs, and BINGO, and Wheels… Oh My! Charitable Gaming raises funds through legal gaming to support The Aliveness Project. Join the fun at the following locations to participate in Charitable Gaming for Aliveness. Good Luck! PULL TABSBlack Hart of St PauleagleBOLTbarLUSH Lounge & TheaterMorrissey’s Irish PubO’Donovan’s Irish PubRed Dragon Restaurant SaloonSmack Shack (Minneapolis & Bloomington)Station…

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Tea Time at Aliveness Project

Tea Time is a peer support network for trans femme identifying individuals living in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. The mission of Tea Time is to offer safer spaces for trans femme folks, a highly vulnerable and stigmatized population. Tea Time offers various resources such as access to HRT injection supplies, a free PrEP…

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Mental Health Services Open at Aliveness

Aliveness has opened mental health services and has openings for new clients. We provide compassionate care with a specific understanding in HIV, Trauma, and LGBTQ+ services. Bianca Bodine-Haag has a passion for working with individuals who identify in the LGBTQIA2+ community, individuals who are living with HIV, and folks who have experienced complex trauma. She…

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Aliveness Launches Mobile Syringe Exchange Unit

Syringe exchange programs that were established decades ago to slow the spread of HIV are just as important now as they were then. Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic, HIV infections have spread rapidly through unprotected sex and injection drug use. We know that sharing syringes and injection drug equipment makes it easier for…

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2021 Holiday Gift Program

The Holiday Gift Program is back, and for the second year in a row, it will be a weeklong celebration! Members who live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area are encourage to come in on December 13-17 to collect gifts—no appointment or application necessary; it will be “first come, first served.” We are encouraging folks to…

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Meet Our New Staff

The Aliveness Project welcomes several new staff to the team. We are excited to see what new accomplishments we will achieve together. Learn more about each person in their bio below. Taylor Scott (he/him) – Case Management Taylor has been working in HIV/STI health for the past two years in Oklahoma City. It was there…

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