AIDS Walk set for Saturday, September 20AIDS has not gone away. There are still people dying from AIDS in rural Minnesota. In fact, the number of people with HIV/AIDS in greater Minnesota is increasing each year.
AIDS has not gone away. There are still people dying from AIDS in rural Minnesota.
In fact, the number of people with HIV/AIDS in greater Minnesota is increasing each year.
Now is the time to help – with both education and awareness – by participating in the 5th annual West Central AIDS Walk.
The walk will take place in Alexandria on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. Registration for the event will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Big Ole Central Park
A free lunch for the first 150 walkers will be served at City Park, along with a brief program.
Participating in the AIDS Walk helps with both educational awareness and assistance for those affected by the disease. All funds raised from this event will be used to assist people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Minnesota.
Money will also be used to promote HIV/AIDS education in rural communities.
Donations are requested to assist in this fundraising and educational endeavor.
To donate funds to the walk, send your check to West Central AIDS Walk, P.O. Box 104, Glenwood, MN 56334.
Area businesses are also invited to contribute as sponsors for this event.
For more information, contact the Rural AIDS Action Network in Alexandria at 1-877-536-7226 or the Minnkota Health Project in Moorhead at 1-877-871-4636.