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The True Spirit of the Season

A few years ago, 28 to be exact, Melody Hennessee, a reporter at the High Point Enterprise adopted a tradition she never knew would continue to this day. The “Triad Health Project Kids Christmas Project,” as they call it, began as a $5 interoffice gift exchange that the newspaper’s staff would eventually decide to make …
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THP Board Member Receives Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award

We were thrilled to get news at Triad Health Project this spring that our board member, friend and passionate advocate, Geoff Atack, was selected as the recipient of the 2019 North Carolina Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award. Over 20 years ago, I took a job in Greensboro at a house of healing and hospitality for …
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A New Generation Confronts HIV

In the later months of 2018, I visited High Point’s Triad Health Project (THP) offices for the first time. I received the tour and became acquainted with the space, but I was not prepared for the emotional pulse that settled itself into my heart near the end of that particular day. It had been a …
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The Fight for Housing for People Living with HIV: David’s Story

David has always felt like the world was working against him. He is a gay, black man living in the south. Could life get any more unaccepting? Add in an HIV diagnosis, a passion for female impersonation, and a history of homelessness and you can begin to see how David would feel like the world …
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At the Crossroads: A Message From Executive Director Mark Cassity

Friends & family, Mere months ago, we found ourselves at a crossroads not only as an agency but as a story, prayer and dream. Together, we took a deep, communal breath and turned to our hearts and our people. Then, we did what movements do. We moved. Our call to action and unity has been …
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The Bead Bash!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our first celebration of “The Bead Bash: An Evening of Mardi Gras to Benefit Triad Health Project.” We had a great evening with supporters and friends, who arrived at the event decked out in festive masks, feathery boas, shiny beads and fantastical costume creations. Miss Kitty Litter, Fuscia …
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Local Partners Help THP Fight Food Insecurity

  Each month the High Point office of Triad Health Project (THP) gives out an average of 265 bags of food to clients. This includes nonperishable goods, which clients are eligible for once a month, and fresh food, which clients may get each week. However, despite the high number of food bags provided, the High …
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2018 Ron Johnson Red Ribbon Run & AIDS Walk

With blue skies overhead and a crisp autumn breeze occasionally blowing through, the 2018 Ron Johnson Red Ribbon Run & AIDS Walk on November 17 drew over 250 Triad Health Project supporters to a section of downtown Greensboro affectionately known as the “lo-fi corner.” Joymongers Brewing Company was the kickoff location for the second year …
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THP Supporters Dive for the Cause

So many in our community have stood by Triad Health Project (THP) through thick and thin. Begun in the earliest days of the epidemic, THP was organized by a group of friends committed to caring for loved ones dying from AIDS. The group grew in size and scope, able to persevere only because of others …
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Higher Ground Celebrates Phil-giving 2018

  Many of us might be familiar with the iconic Thanksgiving painting by Norman Rockwell titled Freedom from Want. The saccharine smiles, the plentiful feast of food, and the meek elderly couple holding the turkey in the painting’s focal point all seem to offer a story of what Thanksgiving “should” be. The painting is a …
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