World AIDS Day Community Health Event at the Palisades Mall

Visual Art by Kiarra Elliott in support of World AIDS Day Saturday, November 27, 2021 Time: 3-7pm  Afrocentric Keyy is a reflection of internal questions from “Where is our representation?” to “How can I use my art to shift the dialogue?” In addition to a critical view of cultural subject matters, I use various portraits […]

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 […]


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 […]

TOUCH proud to continue Get Fresh food distributions with Rockland Community Against Hunger

On April 7 TOUCH and Rockland Community Against Hunger teamed up with local volunteers from Rockland County to distribute over 8700 pounds of food to 14 local food pantries. The volunteers practiced social distancing and wore protective clothing so they could safely distribute food to meet the growing demand of those in need during the […]

Food Recovery Helps Beat Food Insecurity in Rockland County

Thanks to our partnership with Rockland Community Against Hunger (RCAH), a local coalition of area feeding programs, TOUCH’s food recovery program continues to expand. The program began in mid-2018 with support from Rockland County Department of Social Services and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. We’re proud that in 2018 we prevented over 40,000 […]

TOUCH is Here for You During the COVID-19 Crisis

To Our Members:

During the crisis our dedicated staff is providing medical case management and client assistance from their homes over the phone and online.

Our food pantry is open five days a week and we’re scheduling food deliveries, no contact food pickups and providing remote nutritional counseling.