Deputy Director Dio Dominguez Retires After 25 Years of Service

Today is Dio Dominguez’ last day as TOUCH’s Deputy Director and Medical Case Management Program Manager! For over 25 years he has provided the highest standard of service for TOUCH, our members and our community. Dio started at TOUCH as a volunteer in 1994 during the darkest days of the AIDS pandemic, when AIDS was […]

TOUCH Tackles the Diabetes/ Covid Crisis

  The New York Times recently highlighted this little recognized link to poor Covid outcomes: “People with poorly controlled diabetes are especially vulnerable to severe illness from Covid, partly because diabetes impairs the immune system but also because those with the disease often struggle with high blood pressure, obesity and other underlying medical conditions that can […]

TOUCH’s Pandemic Response in 2021: Please Enjoy this Video!

What a year it’s been! Please enjoy this special year end video made by Time Machine Film Works highlighting our Covid response this year. Please click here to view. Our amazing team and partners have provided food for over 2 MILLION meals since the pandemic began! As well as thousands of services we’ve provided to […]

TOUCH CEO Named to HIV Planning Council of New York

Congrats to TOUCH Executive Director Julian Palmer on his appointment to the HIV Health and Human Services Planning Council of New York. The Council oversees over $90 million in annual Ryan White grants and programs; their mission is to ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS in the New York metro area have access […]

TOUCH Thanks Our Partners After 1,000,000 Pandemic Meal Milestone

TOUCH THANKS OUR PARTNERS WHO HAVE HELPED US DELIVER FOOD FOR OVER 1.2 MILLION MEALS DURING THE COVID CRISIS TO PREVENT HUNGER IN ROCKLAND AND ORANGE COUNTIES TOUCH-Together Our Unity Can Heal, Inc. and our partners in the Rockland Community Against Hunger have distributed food for over 1.2 million meals during the 12 months since […]

TOUCH Honors World AIDS Day on Giving Tuesday!

This year, December 1 is both World AIDS Day & Giving Tuesday! TOUCH is proud to have served those affected by the HIV pandemic for thirty years now. Many people living with HIV/AIDS in Rockland & Orange Counties are counting on us more than ever in these difficult times. On this Giving Tuesday, TOUCH asks […]

TOUCH Selected as Beneficiary of Virtual Hudson Valley Dance Festival

Escape to the cultural heart of the Hudson Valley without ever leaving your living room when the Dancers Responding to AIDS Hudson Valley Dance Festival goes virtual at 7 pm Eastern on Saturday, October 10 with dance made for the moment. TOUCH is honored to be selected as a beneficiary of the Virtual Hudson Valley […]

TOUCH SUPPORTS “OUT OF THE DARKNESS EXPERIENCE”

Each year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. Yet suicide prevention doesn’t receive anywhere near the funding as other leading causes of death.Together we can change the conversation about mental health and put a stop to this tragic loss of life. In the context of TOUCH’s work to promote health and well-being […]