albany damien center

The Albany Damien Center’s mission is to enhance the lives of people affected by HIV/AIDS in an affirming environment and to reduce new infections in the communities we serve in the upstate New York region.

Tomorrow, The Albany Damien Center will host their AIDS Walk & Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington Park Lakehouse in Albany, New York.

The AIDS Walk & Festival is a community event and fundraiser to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and raise money to help people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Executive Director of The Albany Damien Center Perry Junjulas joins us to tell us more.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of The Collaboratory along Albany's Morton Avenue.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The Collaboratory, a new community health resource in Albany’s South End, held its grand opening today.

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This morning we focus on the Albany Damien Center which is opening their new 26,000 square foot building at 728 Madison Ave, Albany. They will also have a fundraiser on November 4: Norman Rea Presents A Phoenix Rising A Capital Celebration of the new Damien Center. Perry Junjulas is the Executive Director of The Albany Damien Center.

Albany Damien Center Fire Has Officials Scrambling

Aug 29, 2013

A fire at Albany’s Damien Center early (this)/Thursday morning has officials scrambling to find a temporary home.

Albany Fire Department received a call around 6 a.m. from passersby who saw flames in the building on South Lake Avenue. An hour later, the basement fire was under control, although Deputy Chief Frank Merney says the building suffered “quite a bit” of damage.

The Damien Center serves people with HIV and AIDS. Executive Director Perry Junjulas says the next step is finding a temporary location.

The Annual Art For AIDS' Sake gala is semi-formal party and silent auction held every October at the New York State Museum to benefit the Albany Damien Center. This year's gala – the 12th annual - is scheduled for Saturday October 20th. Lakia Green and Paul Kosachiner from the Albany Damien Center join us to tell us more.