AIDS Walk New York

In 1986 the Gay Men’s Health Crisis held the first AIDS Walk in New York and 4,500 walkers raised $710,000. Today, the 21st AIDS Walk New York saw 47,000 walkers raise an estimated $6.47 million.

The 10-kilometer walk began and ended at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in Central Park, looping around the park and overflowing the streets. Three checkpoints along the route, staffed by volunteers, provided walkers with refreshments, toilet facilities and cheers.

Waiting for tables at Checkpoint 3 Posted by Picasa

Setting up trash bins at Checkpoint 3 Posted by Picasa

Young walkers on Riverside Drive Posted by Picasa

Offering drinks to the walkers Posted by Picasa

Providing drinks … and more. Posted by Picasa

Checkpoint 3 getting busy Posted by Picasa

Walking family Posted by Picasa

Walking in memory of a lost sister Posted by Picasa

Walkers from Community Service Club  Posted by Picasa

Crocheting while walking Posted by Picasa

Walking while looking glamorous Posted by Picasa

Young walkers reaching Checkpoint 3 Posted by Picasa

We miss you; RIP Mom Posted by Picasa

In loving memory of Raymond John Helm Posted by Picasa

Walking (not hopping) bunny  Posted by Picasa

Volunteers working at Checkpoint 3 Posted by Picasa

A young walker Posted by Picasa

Volunteers sweeping up at Checkpoint 3 Posted by Picasa

The rain waited until the walk ended Posted by Picasa

  • AIDS Walk
  • AIDS Walk New York Volunteers
  • Gay Men’s Health Crisis
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