AIDS Walk Orange County Commemorates 25th Anniversary at Disneyland Resort


This is the 25th anniversary of AIDS Walk Orange County.  The goals this year are 10,000 walkers and $1 million raised.  Nine nonprofit organizations serving the needs of people affected or infected by HIV/AIDS in Orange County will share in walk proceeds.  Since 1986 the event has raised about $13.5 million.

An approximately 5K walk through Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park concluding in Downtown Disney with a festival including sponsor booths, entertainment, AIDS Memorial Quilt, and HIV testing.


Sunday, May 1, 2011

6:50 a.m. â?? opening program on Main Street in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle

7:00 a.m. â?? walk begins

7:50 a.m. â?? first walkers expected at finish line in Downtown Disney

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. â?? festival in Downtown Disney


AIDS Walk attracts a wide array of participants including families, friends and neighbors; employee volunteer teams; civic organizations; communities of faith; and young people.  This year’s event promises to be one of the biggest ever made even more meaningful by the Disneyland Resort location.

Media Contact: Barbara Lohman, AIDS Services Foundation Orange County,
949-809-5751 (office) or 714-342-7464 (cell)

IRVINE, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

SOURCE AIDS Services Foundation Orange County

Editor’s Note:  Spokespersons available to talk about HIV/AIDS in Orange County and the Walk.  Media Kit available.  All press covering the Walk must be credentialed.

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