Cooks for a Cause is a revised collection of recipes sold to benefit the EVMS Virginia HIV/AIDS Resource & Consultation Center. This cookbook is a reflection of the diversity and inclusiveness found in the community, one that embodies our ethnic influences on food and beverages.
For a minimum donation of $15, you will receive a copy of Cooks for a Cause. But all donations are welcome!
Thank you to all who purchase this cookbook in support of those living with HIV.
The Virginia Department of Health reports that as of December 31, 2019, there were 25,696 Virginians living with HIV or AIDS. Of those, 7,853 were in the Eastern Region, which includes Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore. That accounts for 31 percent of all Virginians with HIV or AIDS — more than any of the other four health regions in the state. Between 300 and 350 cases are diagnosed in the region annually. - VDH 2019 Annual Report
The HIV/AIDS Resource Center offers a range of services including:
Training programs are developed for specific disciplines in the health care industry on a broad range of HIV/AIDS-related issues. Center staff also works with community - based organizations and correctional institutions to provide training on topics such as STDs, Hepatitis and substance use.
Information and referral services to multiple community resources are provided to persons infected with HIV.
Direct consultation between health care providers, community-based organizations and consultants is available.
Consultation team members include physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, nutritionists, social workers, case managers, HIV peer educators and outreach specialists.
Technical, audiovisual and educational materials for staff and patient education are available through the resource library.
Library services are available at no cost. This includes database searches, interlibrary loans, current awareness information and answers to reference questions.
Information and referral services to multiple community resources are available for health care providers and persons infected with HIV.
Case Management/Affordable Care Act Assistance (ACA) enrollments
Patient Navigation Services
Emergency Financial & Housing Assistance
For additional information, please contact us at 757.446.6170. Toll Free: 800.999.8385