Rising Against All Odds, Inc.

Know Your Status

Free HIV Testing & Other Services - Servicing West Volusia County Residents

Free HIV testing & Counseling

RAAO offers FREE pre-test counseling, HIV testing, post-test counseling, & referrals. Know your status!

HIV Education & Prevention

RAAO offers HIV prevention and education in house and via our mobile units in West Volusia county.

WVHA Health Card

RAAO will walk you through the process of applying for the West Volusia Health Card. Most low income residents qualify!

Community Outreach

The RAAO Team travels all over West Volusia County, offering our services to those in every corner of the county.

Mission Statement: The RAAO mission is for each person to "Know Your Status" by providings HIV Testing, Counseling, Treatment and Hep C Treatment.

Your One Stop Shop for Community Outreach and Health Services

RAAO is proud to serve the West Volusia County areas!

RAAO is here to support our local community with many services available - FREE HIV TESTING & COUNSELING, WVHA APPLICATIONS, ACCESS FLORIDA APPLICATIONS, AND MORE!

  • Know Your status

    Percentage of those aged 18-64 that have taken an HIV test.

  • knowledge is power

    Percentage of people with HIV and do not know it.

  • Protect yourself

    Percentage of those between 13 - 18 years old that have had sex without a condom in the last month.

  • Take care of your health

    Percentage of those that are newly diagnosed with HIV are not receiving health care.


The RAAO Team is committed to HIV Prevention & Education in West Volusia County.
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Brenda Dalley

CEO, Founder, & HIV Activist – RAAO
Ms. Brenda Flowers Dalley is the Founder and CEO of Rising Against All Odds and an HIV activist in the West Volusia County community.
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Sean King

Vice Chair – Executive Board
Mr. Sean King contributes to Rising Against All Odds in many ways, including grant writing, business development, and public speaking.
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Stephane Kabadi

Secretary – Executive Board Member
Stephane moved to the United States in February 2013 and founded a full-service IT consultation company, Mokonzy IT, Inc. based in Palm Coat Fl in 2014. He contributes his IT expertise to the RAAO team!
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Dee Sheridan Smith

Treasurer – Executive Board Member
Ms. Sheridan Smith has served as the Treasurer on the Executive Board of RAAO for over a year.
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Chief Operating Officer – RAAO
Mr. John Dalley is the COO and co-founder of Rising Against All Odds and an HIV activist in the West Volusia County community
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Christopher Hale

HIV Administrative Program Director
Veteran of the US Army, Graduate from Florida Career College with A.S in Computer Network Engineering. Graduate from University of Southern New Hampshire with B.A Psychology with concentration on mental health. Presently graduate student with UCF social work program. Certified HIV Tester and Counselor, Peer Advocate.
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Robert Lampkin

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Dr. Robert Lampkin is a FAMU alumni, serving Rising Against All Odds clientele. He is an integral part of our Case Management program.

Community Support for RAAO

RAAO appreciates the support we receive from our West Volusia residents and business owners!

Vision Statement: Ending the HIV epidemic through continued outreaching to diverse communities, rising above barriers, building relationships and providing community support.

Whats New at RAAO?

RAAO is constantly evolving - read below for an update on the latest RAAO news and events.

Connect with RAAO

Contact RAAO to schedule HIV testing, counseling, prevention, & education.