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After a final tally, we raised more than $6,000 during The Big Give! Thank you so much to everyone who donated! These much-needed funds will go towards our numerous client services. We couldn't do this without you!
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We've surpassed our original fundraising goal! Now that we have enough to purchase HIV tests for National HIV Testing Day, additional funds raised from The Big Give SA will support our other great services, like the Nourishing SAAF Dietary Department. Donate here:
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Donate to the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) for The Big Give SA between 2 and 3 p.m. for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Love Shack Boutique! Donate now:
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The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) provides services to about 1,400 clients with HIV/AIDS annually. #HIV #AIDS #SanAntonio #Texas #SAAF
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The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is currently accepting applications for a CASE MANAGER. Closing Date: Friday, October 3rd. Please e-mail (subject line “CASE MANAGER Opening”) your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to JOB DESCRIPTION: CASE MANAGER ...
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The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is currently accepting applications for a HIV Test Counselor/ Outreach Worker. Position is open until filled. Please e-mail (subject line “HIV Test Counselor/ Outreach Worker”) your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to
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Be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Santikos Movie Theatres when you donate to SAAF for The Big Give SA between 5 and 6 p.m.
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Click here for a listing of our Holiday SAAF office hours and testing: Happy Holidays! 
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Today the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) was presented with a $5000 check from Citi to go towards are dietary Nourishing SAAF department. This will buy SAAF a new stove to help maintain our hot meals program. Thanks Citibank US, we appreciate you!!

Note: Citi is also a sponsor of our Run & Walk for AIDS - San Antonio, Texas, Sat., Sept. 27th!
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818 E. Grayson Street San Antonio, TX 78208
AIDS, testing, HIV, education, prevention, skilled nursing, meals, case managment
Mission & Philosophy
The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) 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 and testing.

FREE HIV Testing
* Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm, Fridays 9:00am -1:00pm
* Counseling and testing available in Spanish and English
* SAAF offers both anonymous and confidential testing
* Oral test using swabbing inside of mouth/Bloodless
* Test results in 20 minutes
* Walk-in basis
* Minors do NOT need parental consent to test


The San Antonio AIDS Foundation was founded by Papa Bear, aka Robert Edwards, a local bar owner, who responded to the medical and social crisis at a time when most were afraid. Founded in 1986, as an all volunteer-staffed hospice in the back of a bar, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation is the oldest HIV/AIDS community-based organization in Bexar County. 2009 marks SAAF’s 23st anniversary. The San Antonio AIDS Foundation or as it is more familiarly known, SAAF, has evolved from a seven-client organization to a multi-service agency reaching thousands of individuals every year through healthcare, support services and prevention education outreach.

SAAF is the only licensed HIV/AIDS special care facility for all of south Texas. Virtually all of SAAF’s clients make less than 200% of the 2009 federal poverty guidelines, with average monthly income of $674. Because SAAF never turns away clients, we are often the only provider willing to care for undocumented immigrants for whom health care facilities are either unable or unwilling to provide uncompensated care. SAAF’s daily cost of $135 for skilled nursing care versus the customary hospital charge of close to $1,000 a day annually saves the Bexar County tax payers millions of dollars for both Medicaid/Medicare beneficiaries, and the uninsured.