In 1982, San Francisco AIDS Foundation was established in response to the health crisis of the
then-unnamed HIV/AIDS epidemic. Through education, advocacy, and direct services for prevention and care, San Francisco AIDS Foundation follows its mission to radically reduce new infections in San Francisco, refusing to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable.
In 1987, the first AIDS Walk San Francisco was created and produced by Craig R. Miller and his organization of activists, MZA Events. Designed to raise urgently needed funds for San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and to battle the stigma that so many associated with HIV/AIDS, the first AIDS Walk raised $667,000 with the help of more than 6,000 compassionate Bay Area residents.
Over the past 27 years, AIDS Walk San Francisco has inspired thousands of people to walk, millions more to donate, and has raised nearly $80 million to fight HIV/AIDS. The funds raised at the event enable San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and many other HIV/AIDS service organizations throughout the Bay Area, to provide prevention, care, and advocacy programs for thousands of men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS.
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