Until There’s a Cure…
April 27, 2015
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) we would like the general public to be aware of staff personnel changes at SAAF. Effective as of April 20, 2015 David T. Ewell is no longer serving as Executive Director for SAAF. The board has expressed their gratitude for David’s work in the community, “We are grateful for his decades of dedicated service to the organization and his passion for our mission”, stated SAAF’s Board President Anne Marie Simmons.
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF, pronounced "safe") has a dual mission — to provide compassionate medical care and social services to people with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and to help prevent the spread of HIV through education, counseling and testing. help prevent the spread of HIV through education and free HIV testing.
We are guided by the belief that HIV/AIDS is a disease and those affected by this disease should receive compassion and understanding. SAAF advocates a harm reduction philosophy believing that all individuals with HIV need compassionate services, including food and shelter, irrespective of their individual circumstances and practices. SAAF exists to provide dignity and comfort to individuals infected with HIV and AIDS. SAAF supports the provision of services without discrimination on any basis, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, handicap, immigrant status, national origin, drug use, and criminal background.