You made a difference. Thank you.

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.AIDS Walk Los Angeles started in 1985 to fight for the end of AIDS and HIV. We’ve come a long way and there are still more steps we have to take, but we will take them together at every AIDS Walk. Because of your incredible effort, we...

Need another reason to Walk?

Who doesn’t love pizza?We’re teaming up with Ghost Pizza Kitchen to do some good and make your day a little better. From now until Thursday, October 31, visit Ghost Pizza Kitchen (7751½ Melrose Ave.) and purchase a “Pride Style” pizza slice. They will donate $1.00 for...

AWLA is this Sunday, rain or shine. Are you ready?

Just Three Days to Go!AIDS Walk Los Angeles is this Sunday, and we’re all ready for the big day! This is the premier fundraiser for APLA Health and an important tool for ending AIDS in Los Angeles County where we have experienced the second-largest HIV epidemic in the...

Put a roof over their heads

Help Meet the Need for Housing AccessIt seems so simple: having stable housing is linked to successful HIV outcomes. With safe, decent, and affordable housing, people with HIV are better able to access medical care and supportive services, get on HIV treatment, take...

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

The Disproportionate Burden of HIVHIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of Latinx communities. In 2016, Latinx accounted for 47% of new HIV diagnoses in Los Angeles County. Nationally, Latino gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 saw a 19% increase in new...

For Wayne, my brother

I’m happy to see a cause for those who lost loved ones to AIDS or are still battling. When my brother Wayne Parker died in January 1994, I was only 11 and felt so ashamed. How could my great, beautiful, happy and successful brother pass away? Back then no one was...

Deadlines for Teams

Race to the FinishWe’re only 10 days away from AIDS Walk Los Angeles. You still have plenty of time to boost your fundraising numbers and help end the epidemic. Just think in increments! With $100 – that’s only $10 a day – you will help pay for a counseling session at...

Come to end the epidemic. Stay for the music.

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...

We’re here to help your team reach their goal

You’ve taken the first step in fighting the epidemic. Now let’s take some more together. We couldn’t help but notice that some people on your team haven’t raised any money yet. Fundraising can be hard. We know – we’ve been doing it for 35 years. Making that first ask...

A few steps Downtown can affect all of Los Angeles

PrEP and U=U: Acronyms That Can Save LivesNew medical tools and knowledge are changing the way we think about ending the HIV epidemic. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a once daily pill that helps a person who is HIV negative, stay HIV negative. Undetectable =...

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Epidemic Affects EveryoneNational 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...

Park like a VIP

You’ll Get Enough Steps at AWLA. We Can Save You a Long Walk to Your Car.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...

Your hotel is waiting for you

A Good Night’s Sleep Will Help You Keep Up the FightWe’re excited to announce our fundraising challenge for the year. If you were looking for an extra incentive, this is what you’ve been waiting for. This challenge is open to everyone who has registered for AIDS Walk...

The epidemic didn’t go away. Neither did you.

AIDS Walk Los Angeles is a journeyLove. Passion. Activism. Rage. We all walk for different reasons. AIDS Walk Los Angeles started as an experiment and collective voice shouting to be heard. It was the first march of its kind — raising awareness of an epidemic,...

Your soles feed the soul

Your Donations Help to Buy GroceriesOur Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) is the largest food bank in the nation for people living with HIV and provides more than 104,000 bags of groceries a year. Even so, there are still too many people out there who...

I’m walking for a promise

Why I Walk: Frank Gulli Frank walks to honor a promise. “I had a lover whose brother passed away from AIDS. When he passed, my lover promised him that he would walk to celebrate his memory. But my lover wasn’t able to fulfill that duty due to his physical limitations,...

Shining a light on older adults living with HIV

We’re still fighting for the pioneers of the movement Your donations matter. Older adults living with HIV/AIDS often feel isolated as the focus shifts to a younger generation. As the number of older adults living with the virus increases, APLA Health offers services...

Virtual AIDS Walk – We all march together

From the keyboard to the streets, join the Virtual AIDS Walk The AIDS Walk LA community is made up of amazing people from all backgrounds who are moving together to end an epidemic. We’ve built an online home for our community to connect, spread the excitement, and...

National HIV Testing Day

Your Status is Strength  Today is National HIV Testing Day, and the first step in the march to end the epidemic is to know your status. You deserve to live your healthiest life. If you test positive, APLA Health is here with treatment options to help you thrive. If...

Raise your game at AWLA 2019

Raise Your GameHow to start fundraising today for AIDS Walk 2019! Thank you for walking to end an epidemic with us. Now the fun part begins: raising the funds that will support APLA Health’s mission of health equity for all communities. Need some inspiration? Here are...

35 years and still fighting

We’ve come a long way, but we’re not done yet The very first AIDS Walk took place on July 28, 1985. The walkers that day didn’t expect to raise much money. Their friends and relatives were dying, they were being ignored by the government, and they were afraid and...

Healthcare for every community, in every community

Celebrate National Health Center Week with APLA Health Today marks the start of National Health Center Week, a celebration of America’s health centers and the communities they serve. APLA Health’s 8 centers and clinics provide critical services that address the needs...

Where in LA County has the highest rate of HIV infection?

People from all across LA County will gather in Downtown Los Angeles for AIDS Walk on October 20. Did you know that DTLA has the county’s highest rate of new HIV infections? It’s more important than ever that we gather in the heart of the city to show our support for...