Founded in 1982 as a grass-roots response to the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic, AID Atlanta has since become one of the largest organizations of its kind in the southeast.
AID Atlanta plans to commemorate its 30th anniversary this year by hosting the annual AID Atlanta Honors on June 14, the Atlanta Cotillion XI on Sept. 15 and the AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run on Oct. 21.
“We’ve set big goals for our 30th year and beyond,” Executive Director Tracy Elliott said in a statement released today. “We’re looking forward to continuing to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and giving hope to more Atlantans than ever before.”
The organization also announced plans for a candlelight vigil set for Dec. 1 at Piedmont Park.