More About Baton
Rouge AIDS Society:
Baton Rouge AIDS Society (BRASS) was founded on October 5, 1998. Like many agencies
of its inception, its grass roots began inside one of the bedrooms of a two bedroom apartment. Since then, BRASS has continued
to grow and serve the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Through the years, we have been able to reach thousands of individuals
through our outreach efforts and educational sessions. In 1999 we received approval of an IRS recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit
status. In addition, on June 9, 1999, we formally established a Board of Directors. Our adopted slogan is “Together
We Can Make A Difference!”
In January, 2007, BRASS responded to the need to get more people tested for HIV by purchasing
a mobile unit. Since then, over 500 people have been tested within their community. In an effort to increase the number of
people tested and the availability of services within the community, BRASS started "Project P.L.A.N.T." (People
Living with an AIDS diagnosis and Never Tested).
To find out more about this movement and how you can get involved,
click here: Project P.L.A.N.T.
Baton Rouge AIDS Society provides services to the state of Louisiana with special emphasis
on the following cities: Baton Rouge, Port Allen, Clinton, Jackson, Gonzales, Plaquemine, New Roads, St. Francisville, Donaldsonville,
White Castle, Prairieville, St. Gabriel, Geismar, Darrow, Carville and Sunshine.
find out more about Baton Rouge AIDS Society, click this link: http://batonrougeaidssociety.org/