LOS ANGELES (September 24, 2010) – Thousands of people taking part in the California AIDS Walk, an innovative, family-friendly daylong festival, charity walk and concert on Sunday September 26th at Los Angeles’ famed Greek Theatre on Vermont Avenue and Griffith Park will be feted later that same evening for their efforts raising funds for crucial lifesaving HIV/AIDS services in California with a concert at the Greek featuring a dynamic array of musicians, entertainers and special guests. The concert, dubbed California AIDS Walk’s “Circle of Life,” will be hosted by comedienne and entertainer Wanda Sykes and by actor Blair Underwood a longtime and outspoken advocate for HIV prevention, testing and treatment (and spokesperson for AIDS Healthcare Foundation). A limited of number of tickets for the concert will be available for purchase at the door for $25.00.
The daylong event and evening concert benefits eight respected local Southern California non-profit organizations, many of which serve underserved populations that are being disproportionally affected by the AIDS epidemic including African Americans and Latinos: The beneficiaries: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Service Center, Bienestar, Charles Drew Mobile Testing, Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, In The Meantime, Magic Johnson Foundation and Whittier Rio Hondo AIDS Project.
For more information on California AIDS Walk, please visit www.WalkEatDance.org
(Note: If you would like to attend the California AIDS Walk food & music festival, there will be tickets available at the Greek Theatre on Sunday beginning at 2pm for $25. Concert begins at 6pm)