AWLA Important Dates and Deadlines

Please check out these important dates and deadlines.

October 8 – Star Walkers who raise $1000 or more by this day will get a Star Walker Street Decal with their name printed on it at event
October 9 – Register 25 people or more to get a Team Meeting Station
October 11 – Submit your Drive On Application (Teams of 25+ members only)
October 11 – Last day to qualify for parking under City Hall
October 20 – AIDS Walk Los Angeles
November 15 – Fundraising deadline
November 15 – Last day to customize your Star Walker Star


AWLA 2019 Challenges: We’re excited to have announced our fundraising challenges for the year. If you were looking for an extra incentive, this is what you’ve been waiting for. These challenges were open to everyone who had registered for AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2019. Winners are announced below!


CHALLENGE 01: Your Hotel Is Waiting For You.

Hotel Challenge Winners
Many thanks as well to our amazing individual fundraisers! Due to an unexpected (but welcome!) tie, we will be giving hotel stays to the following Star Walkers:
1. Lee Rosenthal $7,373
2. Susan Simons $3,650
3. (tie) Jessica Pennington Quinn $3,100
3. (tie) Gaynell Jackson $3,100

The Challenege:

The Walker who raises the most money between now and 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 4 will receive a two-night stay at Park Central Hotel San Francisco including breakfast for two, gratuity not included.

  • The runner up will receive a two-night stay at the W – West Beverly Hills.
  • The third-place fundraiser will receive a two-night stay at the Westin Long Beach.

Winners will be contacted and the results shared on our website and social media.


2019 Parking Challenge Winners
Thank you to these three teams, who went above and beyond this past week! In one week they raised:
1. Viacom-Paramount $9,892
2. Grindr $5,920
3. Oakwood School $3,829

The Challenge:

Worrying about where your team will park and getting everyone to the starting line can be stressful. That’s why AWLA will be offering complimentary parking in this team fundraising challenge.

The AIDS Walk Los Angeles team that raises the most money between now and 11:59 p.m. on October 4 will receive 30 parking spots at Grand Park.

The winning team will be contacted and the results shared on our website and social media.


AIDS Walk LA has partnered with SpotHero this year, so that all walkers can arrive worry free by booking convenient and affordable parking in advance. To reserve your parking spot, visit the LA AIDS Walk SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.


Thank you for walking to end an epidemic at AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2019.

Now the fun part begins:

Raising the funds that will support APLA Health’s mission of health equity for all communities.