AIDS Walk Atlanta is an important event to the community, because it serves as a memorial to lives lost and those suffering from HIVAIDS, but also as a celebration of life. Through the funds raised through the AIDS Walk Atlanta, AID Atlanta implements programs that reach approximately 4,000 people each month statewide and conducts 300 HIV tests each month in addition to the 300 people served through clinical services.
Then they brought in box after box after box of things like T-shirts and underclothes they had just bought, ... After they brought in the items they had purchased, she asked if we were taking money, and I told her 'yes.' She started peeling off 100 bills one right after the other. After she handed me 1,000, we all cried.