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Walker of the Week – Maggie Kneip, Champion for Women Facing HIV/AIDS Stigma

Before Maggie Kneip joined thousands of other walkers for AIDS Walk New York two years ago, she was carrying a painful secret. “The summer of 1990, my husband John was diagnosed with AIDS. Nine months later, in early 1991,... More
May 1, 2014

Walker of the Week: Donna Fullerton

As a longtime supporter of AIDS Walk New York, the cause became deeply personal for Donna Fullerton in 1996. Rusty, one of her closest friends in the world, was diagnosed with HIV. As the years passed, Rusty was no longer... More
Apr 18, 2014

Team UBS Leads the Way

“Each year, members of the UBS Employee Networks collaborate to support AIDS Walk New York. We understand that HIV/AIDS impacts people from all backgrounds, so it's important that we bring together a team of diverse... More
Apr 8, 2014

Walker of the Week: Edwin (Eddie) Acosta

The AIDS Walk Staff, Family & Friends team officially has our first Star Walker this year! Eddie has already raised $2,675, and is our team’s highest fundraiser. Eddie is not only a Star Walker, he is a star intern! Even... More
Apr 2, 2014

Walker of the Week: Delinah La Tempa

Delinah (pictured right) with her best friend and Team Co-Leader, Carissa.AIDS Walk New York provides a means for those who have been affected by HIV/AIDS to unite in support for one another, to fundraise for HIV/AIDS... More
Feb 28, 2014

How to Raise $37,000: Start Early!

In just four years, Michael K. Watts has raised nearly $37,000 for AIDS Walk New York. What’s his secret? Simply getting an early start! He turned in his first 2014 donation in December of 2013 – and will continue... More
Jan 22, 2014

Walker of the Week: Kenneth Cooke

UPDATE: Congratulations to Kenneth, one of the very first Star Walkers this year to raise $1,000! Help Kenneth reach his $6,000 fundraising goal by clicking here.Kenneth’s best friend was infected with HIV 4 years before he... More
Nov 8, 2013

A Soaring Star Walker of the Week!

Jonathan Doss, a Team Member of Delta Air Lines, is the FIRST Star Walker™ from the exceptional AIDS Walk New York Gold Team and sponsor. This is Doss’ third AIDS Walk. “As an Atlanta resident, it provided a perfect excuse... More
May 16, 2013

Overcoming obstacles with every step

An employee of GMHC since 2011, Thomas Haynes is walking on the GMHC – Facilities – IS AIDS Walk team. This year will be his third time at the Walk but, having recently undergone surgery due to diabetes-related complications... More
May 15, 2013

First-time walker stunned by generous support

First-time walker Denise Cuevas is an incredible addition to the AIDS Walk New York family.  As a Star WalkerTM, Green Walker, and Team Leader, Denise is whole-heartedly embracing her first AIDS Walk experience! Denise... More
May 13, 2013