The 2014 AIDS Walk/Run benefits the following programs of
Adolescent Health Initiative and Teen AIDS Task Force (TATF): Money Goes: These teen-centered programs focus on topics such as alcohol and
substance abuse, healthy relationships, bullying, communication skills, self-esteem, body image, decision-making, assertiveness, sexual health, and skill building to resist social/peer pressure. These programs reach over 5,500 youth ages 12-22 each year.
Q Center: With a mission to promote health, safety, and empowerment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 13- 22, the Q Center in Syracuse is regarded by youth as their only safe gathering place. Last year, 237 young people and their families regularly participated in Q Center activities.
Emergency/Basic/Human Needs: An ongoing stabilization initiative that provides HIV-infected individuals and their families with food, personal care items, household items, and clothing during critical times.
100% of the fundraised dollars stay in Central New York!!