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July 20, 2016

14 Great Reasons to Love Harbor to the Bay

By | Community, Fenway Health Newsroom | No Comments
It’s that time of the year again: the 14th annual Harbor to the Bay (H2B) charity bike ride is almost upon us! In support and encouragement of Fenway Health’s riders and crew, here are 14 reasons why H2B is a fantastic event. 1.) 100% of proceeds go to charity. In non-mathematical terms…that’s all of it. 2.) H2B has raised over $4 million since its launch in 2003. That money has helped support four local HIV/AIDS organizations, including Fenway Health! 3.) H2B riders cover some serious distance. Participants can opt for a 68 mile or a 126 mile bike ride between 
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State Makes It Easier To Fight Opioid Epidemic

By | AIDS Action Committee, Community, HIV/AIDS, Needle Exchange Program | No Comments
For many years, AIDS Action Committee has been on the forefront of advocating for sound policies to protect those struggling with addiction. A decade ago we worked for passage of syringe decriminalization, pharmacy access to syringes without a prescription, and the Good Samaritan Law to empower those dealing with overdoses to seek help from law enforcement. A decade before that we pushed for the creation of needle exchanges to stop the spread of HIV among IV drug users. This month, AIDS Action succeeded in removing a major obstacle to fighting the opioid epidemic. Gov. Charlie Baker has approved a measure 
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