NEW JERSEY - This Sunday May 7, in Morristown and 4 other locations throughout the state, thousands of supporters will take to the streets for the 2017 NJ AIDS Walk. The New Jersey AIDS Walk, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization which collaborates with several New Jersey cities that are home to leading HIV/AIDS service organization.
On this date, walkers will join together in an effort to support those living with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey. According to the organization, New Jersey continues to rank among the ten states with the highest rate of HIV infection in the country. With over 38,000 people currently living with HIV/AIDS in the state, they are asking for community support.
The Morristown walk will be held on the Green (10 N. Park Place). Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.; Step-off at 1:00 p.m. Other cities hosting this year include, Ridgewood, Newark, Atlantic City and Asbury Park
“Attendance at the New Jersey AIDS Walk is imperative to showing the public the impact of this disease,” said Joann McEniry, Chief Operating Officer of New Jersey AIDS Services which organizes and hosts the walk’s Morristown location.
Be one of the thousands to walk in solidarity throughout NJ and continue to show people living with HIV/AIDS what Jersey Strong means. To Register visit, volunteer or donate, visit: http://njaidswalkmorristown.kintera.org