Announcing This Year’s Post-Walk Entertainment:

After our participants cross the finish line this year, we want to thank them for all their hard work and celebrate the progress we have made in the fight to end the epidemic. Though there is still more work to do, we’ll take this time to acknowledge just how much we have accomplished together at our AIDS Walk Block Party! The Red Hot Band – one of the best party bands in LA – will have Grand Park pulsing from the moment our walkers return, with special performances by some favorites from Ru Paul’s Drag Race: Season 11’s Silky Ganache and All Stars Season 4 winner Trinity the Tuck! The entire park will be a stage, with entertainers, aerialists, an AIDS Walk Selfie Pop-Up and Kids’ Zone – all to thank the most important people we know: our Walkers.

Our route is only a few miles long, but many people have to travel much further than that or need special assistance to receive care. That’s why it’s important to raise funds through AIDS Walk. For just $50, APLA Health is able to provide transportation passes for 7 clients.

Be part of the movement. AIDS has met its march.

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

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

Parking Information
AIDS Walk Los Angeles takes place in Grand Park in DTLA. We recommend either taking the Metro Red or Purple Line to Civic Center or using Spot Hero to reserve a spot. If you raise $1,000 you’ll automatically become a Star Walker and receive a parking spot and access to our complimentary VIP breakfast.

Important Dates and Deadlines
October 8 – Raise $1,000 to ensure your name is printed on your Star Walker star for the day of the 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 15-18 – Early Sign In
October 20 – AIDS Walk Los Angeles – Raise $1,000 to be able to write your name directly on your Star Walker star on the day of the event.
November 15 – Fundraising deadline

Thank you for your support, and we’ll see you on October 20.