Chicago AIDS walk will benefit Katrina evacuees
September 17 2005 12:00 AM ET
The AIDS Run and
Walk Chicago, set for Saturday, will help organizations
working with HIV-positive Hurricane Katrina evacuees, the
Windy City Times reports. The fund-raiser will
donate 10% of its net proceeds to the National AIDS
Emergency Fund, which is working with community-based
AIDS service organizations in Louisiana, Mississippi,
Texas, and Tennessee. The remainder of the funds will
benefit the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. The event begins at
10 a.m. at Columbus and Balbo in Grant Park in
downtown Chicago. For more information or to make
donations call (312) 922-2322 or go online to www.aidsfund.org
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