The JACQUES Initiative

The JACQUES Initiative A Project of Institute of Human Virology

The JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology, is a program that supports individuals and communities affected by HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV).

The JACQUES Initiative:

  • Delivers supportive services to persons infected with HIV and HCV such as peer support, an integrated pharmacy, educational workshops, support groups and linkage to comprehensive prevention.
  • Engages and mobilizes the community to address the local HIV and HCV epidemics by training current and emerging health care providers and equipping volunteers to serve in their communities.
  • Provides HIV and HCV testing and wrap-around health services at safe places in the community.
  • Empowers clients and their communities to live well with HIV and HCV.

How can you help?

Here are examples of what your donation can do:

$25: covers transportation to and from a doctor's appointment

$50: provides emergency client funds to help purchase food after a hospitalization or coverage of unforeseen expenses

$100: sponsors two weeks of support group meetings at the JACQUES Initiative

$250: covers the cost of medical supplies and educational materials for one day of community outreach

$500: sponsors a full day of HIV and HCV testing in a Baltimore neighborhood

$1000: provides two electronic tablets so workers can provide health screenings in the community

Please support the JACQUES Initiative and make a difference in the lives of Baltimore's most vulnerable citizens.

All gifts—no matter what size—make a difference!

Supported by 4 Donations:

  • Leah M.
    There is no more worthy cause than trying to save and improve the quality of life and health. This program rocks!
  • Marik M.
    I Gave $100
  • Silhouette
    In support of the excellent work the Initiative does
  • Jeff T.
    I Gave $100