TOGETHER WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
HIV/AIDS is EVERYONE’s public health issue. AIDS Walk Las Vegas is Nevada’s most significant fundraising event in the fight against HIV/AIDS. It funds supportive services designed to stabilize and empower clients living with or affected by HIV, including:
- Guiding our clients through our referral and monitoring programs
- Connecting clients with HIV specialists in various fields of medicine
- Prevention education, including weekly seminars for clients and providers, as well as community outreach initiatives
- Taxi vouchers and bus passes for transportation to healthcare providers
- Rent and utility assistance
- Nutritional counseling, food vouchers, and dietary supplements for those affected by weight-loss due to HIV progression
- Kids’ program that ensures children affected by HIV enjoy a sense of normalcy
All AFAN programs are designed to eliminate fear, prejudice, and the stigma associated with the disease.
Join Grand Marshals Penn & Teller – along with local celebrities, businesses and community leaders – in making this a Las Vegas-style landmark event in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
For AFAN’s 30th anniversary, Penn & Teller are challenging walkers to raise at least $250. If you achieve this minimum goal, Penn and Teller will match your fundraising dollar for dollar!* If you want a shot at doubling your contribution, join the Penn & Teller Challenge when you register!
*Penn & Teller Challenge donations will be matched until the maximum amount is reached.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Last year, more than 12,000 people walked with us to raise awareness for the cause. We invite you to walk with your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, or alongside the thousands of other members of our community who come together to show their support.
Every donation counts, no matter the amount. Our online registration website has great fundraising ideas to help get you started, or you may share your unique idea(s) to help motivate and inspire others to reach their goals. Aim high and be creative, passionate and persistent – your success may surprise you! Invite your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to join you and/or sponsor you for AIDS Walk Las Vegas. Also, many companies will match your contributions through a Matching Gift Program. Check with your employer and encourage your donors/sponsors to do the same.
Although medical advances have improved and prolonged many people’s lives over the last few decades, the need for AFAN’s services continues to be crucial. In 1984, the founders of AFAN did not imagine that there would still be a need to advocate for our clients 30 years later. So much has been accomplished of which we should all be proud, yet as we know, there is still much to be done. Your support, hard work and generosity will allow us to continue our mission.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Walk activities begin in front of the Student Union
Opening Ceremony 9:00am-10:30am
AIDS Walk 10:30am-12:00pm
After Walk Picnic 12:00pm-2:00pm
Walker Fundraising Incentives
$50+ Official Event T-shirt
$250+ AFAN Water Bottle
Official Event T-shirt
$500+ Royal Court Crown
AFAN Water Bottle
Official Event T-shirt
Highest Fundraising Walker
Highest Fundraising Team
* Winners will be determined on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6pm