H.E.R.O. for Children remains the only organization in Georgia solely focused on Quality of Life care for children with HIV/AIDS

  • H.E.R.O. for Children is the only organization in Georgia solely dedicated to providing Quality of Life care for children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • H.E.R.O., along with specialists from Emory and the CDC, has developed the 1st curriculum to build life skills around the Emotional, Social, Educational and Financial challenges that HIV/AIDS causes in the lives of children.
  • H.E.R.O. has developed the first Mentor Training Curriculum to prepare adult volunteers for the challenges of mentoring an HIV infected or affected child, also with specialists from Emory and the CDC.
  • H.E.R.O. for Children has the only one-on-one mentoring program for children affected by HIV/AIDS in the state of Georgia.
  • In 2007, H.E.R.O. expanded its programs to serve children affected by HIV/AIDS outside of metro Atlanta, in the Augusta, Albany, Macon and Athens areas.
  • H.E.R.O. for Children has provided 350 children with 18,000 hours of Quality of Life care through more than 1,000 volunteers.
  • H.E.R.O.'s impact has received international recognition by hosting the opening night of a United Nations conference on AIDS and when invited to India to present its programs to Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and 91 international delegations.
  • H.E.R.O. for Children was honored by Governor Sonny Perdue on World AIDS Day 2004 for collecting more than 10,000 HERO red ribbons from across Georgia.