Exhibition open through March, 21st 2021
Thank you to our Quilt partners for hosting this statewide display. Click on the organization name to visit its display or scroll down to view all the Quilt displays. Each Quilt display has the corresponding block numbers and the thumbnail images can be enlarged by clicking on them for a closer look at the details of the panels. A curated story is provided by each Quilt host, linking to their organization website to learn more about their work in the community. See the full list of displays by state and territory.
AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
Sadly, FACT’s Annual World AIDS Day candlelight vigil at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in New Hope event is off this year. However, the National AIDS Memorial, in partnership with the AIDS Quilt Touch team, is presenting all 48,000 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in an interactive, online exhibition, which you can view CLICK HERE >
FACT Bucks County and the Family Service Association of Bucks County are sponsoring several panels together. Display Host: Family Service Association of Bucks County & FACT Bucks County. Family Service Association of Bucks County is a nonprofit community-based social service organization located in Langhorne, PA. With over 65 years of service to those most in need including individuals living with HIV, Family Service gains it strength from solid collaborations with other local nonprofits including FACT (Fighting AIDS Continuously Together) who generously sponsored our participation in this event. We are honored, humbled, and deeply moved to share these selected visual tributes to loved ones whose lives have been lost to HIV/AIDS. Let no one ever be forgotten – especially those who died lonely and without someone to remember them. May we finally reach a point where we end the HIV epidemic. Peace and comfort to all.
The first cases of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, were reported 40 years ago. An estimated 38 million people are currently living with HIV/AIDS around the world. But thanks to a global commitment to stop new HIV infections and ensure that everyone with HIV has access to treatment, AIDS-related deaths have been reduced by 60% since the peak in 2004.
Still, the HIV/AIDS global epidemic has exacted a devastating toll. In the US alone, it’s claimed more than 700,000 lives, a fraction of which are commemorated through the quilt.
Blocks in this display: 0672, 1924, 2268, 2295
Blocks in this display: 2756, 3741, 4307, 5861
Family Service Association of Bucks County is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit celebrating more than 65 years in the Bucks County and surrounding communities.
We are a member of United Way of Bucks County and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and we are fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services, Inc . Our agency is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania to provide mental health assessment and treatment services as well as drug and alcohol assessment and treatment services. GO TO SITE >