Staff of APLA Health at AIDS Walk in Downtown Los Angeles hold up signs to show the impact the organization’s services and programs has in the community.

Staff of APLA Health at AIDS Walk in Downtown Los Angeles hold up signs to show the impact the organization’s services and programs has in the community.

SERVICE AREA

Los Angeles County

MISSION STATEMENT

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV.

COMMUNITY IMPACT IN 2017

Provided medical, dental, behavioral health and social care services to more than 14,000 Angelenos from 15 locations. Have provided culturally outreach and care throughout Los Angeles’s vibrant communities.

LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Craig E. Thompson

Chief Executive Officer

cthompson@apla.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

Peter Perkowski

Chair, Perkowski Legal, PC

James Patton III

Vice Chair, Integrated Construction Associates

Alan R. Walden

Treasurer, Capital Group

Janice Littlejohn

Secretary, Los Angeles Review of Books

DIRECTORS

Don Baxter, AFAO International Programs

Craig Bowers, Incluence

Paula Cannon, University of Southern California

Tracy Cohen, Clientline Volunteer

Cameron Fox, Paul Hastings

Anthony Henderson, Inventiv Health

Val Jackson, Cardinal Health

Lee Klosinski, UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center

Jessie L. McGrath, Los Angeles County

DJ Moore, Latham & Watkins LLP

Ron Sylvester, RS/tv, Inc.

Tom Whitman, Ion Marketing

Craig E. Thompson, AIDS Project Los Angeles

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

  • The Envelope Please: An Oscar Viewing Party
  • Dining Out For Life
  • Art Project Los Angeles
  • AIDS Walk Los Angeles

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We adore our volunteers! We offer a unique experience to give back by providing opportunities in office administration, client services and assistance with our fundraising events. We provide corporate partner volunteers with the opportunity to work at our Vance North Necessities of Life food pantry program (typically 2 – 4 hours). Our warehouse is located in North Hollywood and we have several distribution sites throughout Los Angeles County. Additionally, our signature event – AIDS Walk Los Angeles – provides opportunities for thousands of volunteers during the months of August, September and October.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

When you make a donation to APLA Health, you are giving thousands of people across Los Angeles

  • County access to life-saving services and quality health care.
  • Event sponsorship
  • Corporate sponsorship
  • Community events including annual holiday food drive
  • In-kind donations
  • Individuals contributions at aplahealth.org/donate.

GOALS FOR 2018

  • Develop and implement program activities for women and older adults living with HIV.
  • Implement Behavioral Health Services to include substance abuse disorders.
  • Increase agency and grassroots response to assaults on U.S. safety net programs.
  • Achieve National Committee (NCQA) of Quality Assurance Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

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