Hey GAPIMNY/DowneTime peeps! Thank you for your commitment to participating in AIDS Walk New York. The AIDS Walk takes place on Sunday, May 16, 2010. The 10-kilometer (6.2 mile) walkathon begins in Central Park on 59th Street and 5th Avenue. Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. Walk with your friends, family, and co-workers to raise urgently needed funds. See you there! Rain or Shine!!
ALL TEAM WALKERS SHOULD:
1. Arrive at Central Park at 8:30 – 9:00 AM
2. Enter Central Park at 59th Street and 5th Avenue.
3. Turn in your contribution in the Sign-In Area.
4. Go to the Team Meeting Area to join up with other team members.
Team meeting stations in the Team Meeting Area will be arranged in alphabetical order by team name. Signs above the tables will clearly identify each team meeting station. Look at the maps on the following pages to find out where APICHA’s meeting location is and the route of our walk.
SOME QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE:
How long is the AIDS Walk?
The AIDS Walk is 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) and takes roughly 2-3 hours to complete.
How do I get to the AIDS Walk?
The Entrance is located between 5th Avenue and 59th and 110th Street. Because there is no parking available at the event, we highly recommend public transportation.
· Eastside 4,5 and 6 stop at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
· N, R and W stop at 59th Street and 5th Avenue.
· F Lexington 63rd Street or F stops at 57th Street and Columbus Circle.
· Q stops at 57th Street and 7th Avenue.
Can someone register at the park during the AIDS Walk and still be added to my team roster?
Yes! Walkers should turn in their contributions at the Sign-In and then be sure to have their names added to the team transfer sheets that are on the team meeting station. Be sure to sign in for team name: APICHA ( Asian Pacific & Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS) and team number: 0066.
Where does the money we raise go?
Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) is the benefiting organization of AIDS Walk New York. The money that the APICHA team members raise benefits APICHA. APICHA’s mission is to combat HIV/AIDS stigma and related discrimination, to prevent the spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Asian and Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities, and to provide care and treatment for A&PIs living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Thank you for supporting AIDS Walk New York and the Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS!!! Your contribution is greatly appreciated.
Can I still fundraise after the walk?
YES you can! The last day to turn in your donations is on June 4, 20010 at 5PM at GMHC if you get checks or cash. Online donations are automatically processed.