About Us

Our History

Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc. began as a volunteer organization in 1996 developed through Zion United Church of Christ in Henderson, KY, which was struggling with how to make a difference in the lives of those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS from within their own congregation.

By 1999, Matthew 25 AIDS Services was incorporated and moving forward to offer more services to our patients served in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana. In 1999, we were granted 501(c)(3) status, which allowed us to seek funding to enlarge our organization with full-time paid staff.

In 2000, Matthew 25 was awarded a Ryan White Planning Grant to evaluate the need for clinical services in the area, as well as a HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS) grant to assist with housing needs. In 2001, we were awarded a Ryan White Part C Grant for Early Intervention Services to open our medical clinic.

Making A Difference Today

Our mission is to support, educate and treat those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. We recognize that HIV/AIDS is a real disease affecting real people. Real(istic) prevention and treatment is the only way to fight the continuing spread of HIV. Through holistic care and support services, Matthew 25 strives to reduce the number of new HIV infections and improve the quality of life for those already fighting HIV/AIDS. Through our medical case management efforts which span twenty-five (25) counties in Western Kentucky, we are able to offer our patients supportive services that can help with insurance premiums, housing and utility assistance, transportation, nutritional supplements and groceries, medication assistance, and mental health, dental and vision services. This coupled with excellent specialized medical care greatly improves their chances to enjoy full productive lives for many years. A diagnosis of HIV/AIDS is not the death sentence it once was years ago. While there have been many advances in the treatment of HIV, many still battle stigma and barriers to education and safer risk behaviors. We, at Matthew 25 AIDS Services, strive to give our patients the tools they need to make better life choices, while medically treating their disease in the most supportive and dignified atmosphere possible.

Location Info

Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc. is one of only two comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services clinics in Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky (the other one is in Paducah, KY, two (2) hours away from our Henderson clinic). Matthew 25 AIDS Services operates medical clinic locations in both Indiana and Kentucky, providing early intervention specialty HIV/AIDS medical care, medication adherence programs, food pantry, transportation, indigent medication program, referral services, counseling and testing services, education and information in Vanderburgh County, IN, Henderson County, KY and Daviess County, KY. We additionally provide support services such as support groups, several housing programs and care coordination services provided by medical case managers. In Southern Indiana, we provide clinical services to 9 counties.

We have become a leader in the Tri-State in HIV counseling and testing, partner counseling, and resource linking and treatment. Dedicated to holistic care, we treat the whole person, not just the disease.

Henderson, KY

452 Old Corydon Rd,
Henderson, KY 42420

Hours of Operation:
M–F: 9AM-5PM
Closed for Lunch: 12PM-1PM

Phone:
(270) 826-0200
(866) 607-6590

Owensboro, KY

1901 Leitchfield Rd, Suite A
Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

Hours of Operation:
Thursdays: 9AM-4PM
Closed for Lunch: 12PM-1PM

Phone:
(270) 826-0200
(866) 607-6590

Evansville, IN

Old Post Office Plaza
101 NW 1st St, Suite 215
Evansville, IN 47708

Hours of Operation:
M–F: 9AM-5PM
Closed for Lunch: 12PM-1PM

Phone:
(812) 437-5192

Bowling Green, KY

811 Fairview Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Hours of Operation:
M–F: 9AM-5PM 
Closed for Lunch: 12PM-1PM

Phone:
(270) 904-7029

Our Nurse Practitioners

The Faces of Care at Matthew 25

Misty Hartmire

APRN

Misty graduated from Henderson Community College in 2001 with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and worked full-time in an Intensive Care Unit while seeking her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, which she graduated from in 2005. She began to work as a Registered Nurse/Physician Extender in a Gastroenterology office while attending the University of Southern Indiana’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program to obtain her Master’s Degree in Nursing, graduating in 2012. She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and between 2012-2018 she continued her practice in Gastroenterology. In 2018, Misty joined Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc. to offer Primary Care to our patients, allowing Matthew 25 to offer a full suite of medical aid and clinical services beyond routine HIV/AIDS care.

Misty lives in Henderson, KY with her husband and 2 children, as well as 2 dogs. Misty is passionate about wellness and preventative care, and enjoys practicing Yoga and spending free-time with her family.

Mary Anne Thomas

APRN

Mary Anne has lived in Evansville for most of her life, graduating from the University of Evansville with an Associate’s Degree, and years later completed her Bachelor’s degree in 1993 and her Master’s degree in 2001, both from the University of Southern Indiana. She worked at St. Mary’s Hospital for 33 years and was given her first Nurse Practitioner position in that time, visiting over 16 different nursing homes in the Evansville Area. Following several years at facilities in Owensboro, Mary Anne joined the Matthew 25 team in 2013, and has since been a key member of our clinical team in our Evansville office.

Mary Anne has raised three daughters during her schooling and is a loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren. She is also a dog-lover with a passion for rescuing animals-in-need, and has just celebrated the fourth year with her beloved pet Zoey!

William L. Kaelin

MSN, FNP

William is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. He received his first undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in Biology. He later attended the University of Louisville to earn his nursing degree and acted as Vice President of the nursing school. He received his Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from Spalding University. William Kaelin has 19 years’ experience, spending eleven years acting as an ICU, Trauma, and Open Heart Recovery RN. In the last 3 years, he has acted as a medical provider at Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc.

In his spare time, William enjoys traveling and hiking with his partner and two dogs. He is associated with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. William is a Board Certified APRN with privileges to practice in the states of Kentucky and Indiana.

Board of Directors

Andrew Powell

Board Chair

Dr. Phil Rhoton

Vice Chair

Gary Claybrook

Treasurer

Stacey Howell

Board Member

Libby Brown

Board Member

Ashley Hampton

Board Member

Larry Courtney

Board Member

Reneau Waggoner

Board Member

Darlene Marshall-Ware

Board Secretary

Curtis Coomes

Board Member

Vera Williams

Board Member

Luther Burton

Ex-Officio

Cyndee Burton

Administrator

How You Can Help

Matthew 25 is a non-profit organization and relies on government funding and the generosity of the community at large to continue to provide the services we do. If you do not have the ability to donate monetarily, contact us to see how you can donate time as a volunteer!