Why We Walk

September 1, 2021

An AIDS Walk is more than a fundraiser, it is a political act where friends and allies come together to be visible, and make the statement that all of the diverse communities that make up people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV deserve dignity, equality and long, healthy lives. It is a chance to spread awareness of the causes central to the work The AIDS Network does in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant. Our main awareness causes for our 2021 Walk Away from Stigma are:

Why do you Walk?

Find out more about this years Walk Away from Stigma at www.aidsnetwork.ca/walk or visit our event page powered by Gigit Marketplace at app.gigitmarketplace.com/event/walkawayfromstigma

I Walk to support people living with HIV

Through treatment, people living with HIV can and deserve to live long, healthy lives. Although advancements in [...]

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 because I support The AIDS Network’s mission to respond to the impact of HIV in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant.

Established in 1986, The AIDS Network is the only AIDS Service Organization serving Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk [...]

I Walk to support Women affected by HIV

The social challenges that women face in Ontario causes HIV to impact and affect us differently. Misogyny, [...]