The Epidemic Affects Everyone
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day recognizes the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on gay men. In Los Angeles County, more than 81 percent of those living with HIV are gay and bisexual men. And unfortunately, we see almost 1,800 new diagnoses a year. But for each of those there are an untold number of people who are affected. Families. Friends. Lovers. HIV doesn’t live in a bubble, and neither does APLA Health.
The Conversation About HIV is Changing
We can end the HIV epidemic in our lifetime. We have the tools and the knowledge to stop the spread of the virus. With the funds raised at AIDS Walk Los Angeles, APLA Health can provide care to more people, get more people tested, reduce the stigma associated with HIV, and educate the community about U=U and PrEP.
But we need your support.
Join us at AIDS Walk Los Angeles October 20 and move to make AIDS history. AIDS has met its march.
10 Year Walk for Love: Gina Lozano
Gina Lozano has been walking in AIDS Walk Los Angeles for 10 years now. She puts her heart and passion into every fundraising email she writes. Her experiences have taught her that persistence pays off in fundraising. Read Gina’s story.
How’s your fundraising going?
We can feel the excitement building, and we know you feel it too. Thank you for raising funds to support APLA Health’s mission of health equity for all communities, and if you haven’t started fundraising yet, now’s the perfect time! Remember, the first ask is always the hardest.
Important Dates and Deadlines
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
Thank you for your support, and we’ll see you on October 20!