The 18th Annual Southern IL AIDS Walk will be held at 11am this Saturday, March 24 at the SIUC Newman Center, 715 S. Washington Street in Carbondale. Free rapid HIV testing and a health fair will begin at 10am.
Honorary Chairs for the event are Father Joseph Brown and Travis Tucker. Donations benefit the purchase of grocery store gift cards for low-income households impacted by HIV / AIDS in the 19 Southern-most counties of Illinois. Donations can be made online at CarbondaleAIDSWalk.org, or can be sent to the AIDS Walk c/o Wally Paynter, 908 Oak Street Suite B, Carmi, IL 62821.
For more information visit the Southern Illinois AIDS Coalition on Facebook, or contact Wally Paynter at 812-480-0204 or [email protected].