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St. Louis: AIDS Walk Raises $140,000 for Treatment, Support

April 15, 2003

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In St. Louis on Saturday, the annual AIDS Walk raised at least $140,000 for treatment, counseling and services for people with HIV/AIDS, according to organizers. The event, now in its 14th year, attracted some 3,000 participants, including about 1,000 registered walkers, said Co-chair Michael Mullen. The walk is one of the largest fund-raisers for the AIDS Foundation of St. Louis, which has distributed more than $1.9 million to area organizations.

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Adapted from:
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
04.13.03

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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.
 
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