Get Involved

Your support matters!

Thanks to generous supporters like you, Community Resource Initiative has been leading the fight against HIV and other infectious diseases through innovative research and providing access to treatment, prevention and education since 1989. With your help we can continue to provide resources and support to those who need it most across Massachusetts.

It all starts with you.

You can get involved with Community Resource Initiative in many different ways from a financial donation to joining a board. Want to learn more about Community Resource Initiative?

Contact us today

Community Resource Initiative’s dedication to sharing information inspires me to help people learn about HIV research and services available in Massachusetts

Jose Sostre, Community Resource Initiative Community Advisory Board Member

  • Join a board or committee

    Community Resource Initiative’s Board and Committee members play a critical role in the short-term and long-term success that will allow our mission to be achieved. Our boards and committees are key stakeholders who play a very important role in both actively raising awareness and funding for the agency.
    We are always looking for passionate advocates!

    Join a Board
  • Become a Corporate Partner

    Community Resource Initiative invites companies of all sizes to support our mission. We welcome the opportunity to work with you as a corporate sponsor, in-kind donor, or corporate partner.

    Corporate Partnerships
  • Attend an Event

    Join us one of our annual or one-time events through the year in Boston and Beyond! Community Resource Initiative holds events throughout the year that bring together our friends, supporters, donors, and colleagues to help spread awareness about our mission and raise funds for our work.

  • Donate

    Your support will help us realize our shared vision of making the state a healthier, more equitable place for every resident. On behalf of the clients we serve and on behalf of people living with HIV everywhere, thank you for your generous support.

    Ways to Give

Other ways to get involved

Get involved as a volunteer at Community Resource Initiative. Whether you help out at an event or through an internship, you’ll become part of a community that enables us to serve so many. We welcome volunteers with a variety of skill sets.

Office volunteers

We welcome volunteers in our Charlestown office. Help us on a regular or occasional basis with office support, database management, development tasks, and mailings.

Event volunteers

Throughout the year, Community Resource Initiative presents and is involved in community and fundraising events. Join us as we develop, plan, and participate in talks, parties, conferences, and performances.


Community Resource Initiative provides internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to learn more about HIV/AIDS, HCV, public health, research, nonprofit management, or fundraising and development. Supervision and documentation can be provided in cooperation with your academic institution.

Interested in volunteering? Reach out to us at

Interested in hosting an event to benefit Community Resource Initiative? Hosting an event is a great way to energize and mobilize your social, civic, church, or business group to serve a very worthy cause. We would love to hear from you!

Fill out the contact form here or reach out to us at with your ideas.

Interested in sharing your story with us? Your experience with Community Resource Initiative has the power to inspire, engage and connect a wider community with the work we do.

Whether you are a client, case manager, donor, research participant, or former staff member we want to hear from you!

Feel free to complete the share your story form here or reach out to us directly at

Stories can be submitted anonymously.