New York: Hundreds Will Ride Saturday to Combat AIDS, HIV
September 8, 2006
On Saturday, more than 300 riders will participate in the eighth annual AIDS Ride for Life, which benefits the Southern Tier AIDS Program, the area's primary HIV/AIDS and hepatitis service provider. Founded in 1984, STAP is a nonprofit providing case management, general support, advocacy, referrals, housing placement and rent, utility and mortgage assistance to clients in Tioga, Tompkins, Cortland, Chenango, Chemung, Broome, Delaware and Owego counties, said spokesperson Ann Carter. STAP also conducts HIV/AIDS outreach and education programs. It serves about 250 clients. The ride, which circles Cayuga Lake, begins in Stewart Park at 7 a.m. with check-in at 6 a.m.
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.