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You are invited to participate in The AIDS Network’s Walk Away from Stigma Week!

On September 20th – 27th, we are asking our friends and supporters to post selfies of outdoor activities on social media to raise awareness and to ask your friends and family to support the work we do. Together we can raise awareness, and provide crucial support to people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant.

Be a Virtual Walker

For the first time, The AIDS Network is taking it’s walk to social media, and it is easier to participate than ever before! During the week of September 20th – 27th, we are calling on our friends and allies in our communities to help us spread awareness, and to help us raise funds so that we can continue providing some of our most crucial programs and services.

How to Participate

Participating in this years walk is easier than ever before! All you need to do is:

1. First, take a selfie while doing an activity outdoors. It could be a hike, a leisurely stroll, set your own goal. Anybody can participate!

2. Share your selfie on your favourite social media using the hashtag #WalkAwayFromStigma and a link to our campaign. Not sure what to say? We’ve got you covered- choose from one of the post options we have ready to go for you!

3. If you want to tag us, we are @TheAIDSNetwork on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

It’s that easy! Join us is walking away from stigma, and support the work we do in your community.

Sample posts

I’m participating in The AIDS Network’s #WalkAwayFromStigma
Today I walk because I support The AIDS Network’s mission to respond to the impact of HIV in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant.
Show your support, and find out more at www.aidsnetwork.ca/walk/support

Be sure to include either a link to our support page as shown above, or else to one of our important awareness causes!

Our Causes

I Walk to support people living with HIV

Through treatment, people living with HIV can and deserve to live long, healthy lives. Although HIV no [...]

I Walk to celebrate that Undetectable equals Untransmittable

The evidence is in: If you are HIV+, take treatment and maintain an undetectable viral load, you [...]

I Walk because Harm Reduction Saves Lives

People who use drugs deserve to be treated with dignity, respect, and humanity, and Harm Reduction programs [...]

I Walk because HIV affects my community

When it comes to HIV, gay, bisexual, Two Spirit, queer and other men who have sex with [...]

I Walk because HIV affects my community

When it comes to HIV, African / Caribbean Black communities are still more vulnerable. Although we make [...]

I Walk to support Women affected by HIV

The challenges that women in Ontario face mean that HIV impacts and affects us differently. Misogyny, gender-based [...]