About AIAIA

We come as a family to make a connection,
person to person, arm in arm.

Our Mission “We come as a family to make a connection, person to person, arm in arm and along the way to share our lives. It is our honor to improve the conditions and create opportunities for changing the cycle of poverty and disease in South Africa.”

In the fall of 2000, Rev. James Cassidy and Pat Murphy of Minneapolis, MN, with members of a small delegation made their first trip to the townships of Cape Town, South Africa to meet Rev. Spiwo Xapile from the JL Zwane Memorial Centre, a Presbyterian community.

What we do?

Giving our friends a hand-up

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AIAIA BY THE NUMBERS 2018

415
Quarterly food parcels
125
Students received tutoring
1000
Pounds of medical supplies
96%
Of donations distributed

AIAIA is dedicated to changing
the cycle of poverty and disease
in South Africa

Residential Hospice

In 2003 Arm in Arm in Africa became a registered non-profit that has made a strong commitment to providing emergency food relief in rural South Africa. On September 26th, 2015 Arm in Arm in Africa’s Board unanimously voted to expand their mission to serve the growing need of suitable options for patients and families for end of life care.

Based on our research there is an ever increasing need for residential hospice care, Minneapolis was identified as the initial location to establish our first residential hospice. The hospice would self-fund the end of life care continuum as well as providing the incremental funding needed for education, medical assistance and emergency food relief in South Africa.

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Our residential hospice
will have a significant impact
on the community

Shared Community Organizing With Our Friends in South Africa

2018 Delegation

2018 Delegation

Feb 18 2018

The 2018 Arm In Arm In Africa Delegation: George Morrison, Patrick Dawson, Richard Pistulka, Eileen Jacobs, Douglas Berdie, Elaine Huff, Stephen Pederson, Kathy…

Dedicating Our Mission

Dedicating Our Mission

Feb 17 2018

Arm In Arm In Africa delegation will be spending time with our friends in South Africa beginning February 19th. You are invited…

Peace Prayer of the Open Heart

Peace Prayer of the Open Heart

Feb 15 2018

Let us open our hearts to the love of God. Let us break open the doors and let the stranger in. Let…

2018  Delegation

2018 Delegation

Feb 04 2018

AIAIA prepares to pack 800 pounds of supplies for upcoming delegation to South Africa on February 17th. Journey with us on Facebook…

The work we’ve done for
our friends in South Africa

Hospice Care

Hospice Care

Delegations To South Africa

Delegations To South Africa

Unakho Children’s Home

Unakho Children’s Home

FLY: Fun Learning for Youth

FLY: Fun Learning for Youth

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Malungeni Food Distribution

Malungeni Food Distribution

Itipini Food Distribution

Itipini Food Distribution

Guguletu Food Distribution

Guguletu Food Distribution

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Contact Us

2950 Dean Parkway Suite 1405 Minneapolis, MN 55416 

(612) 554-9021
jamesallencassidy@gmail.com 

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