DNCE Headlines 2017 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival

Author: 
Ian Maloney
Curator: 
Mark's List
Recently, the organizers of Florida AIDS Walk announced that this year DNCE, and front man Joe Jonas will perform after the annual fundraiser walk. Also the Celebrity Ambassador will be Lamman Rucker from the hit show Greenleaf on the OWN network. The event is planned to take place on Sunday, March 19.

Each year, thousands of participants take to the street on the beach in Fort Lauderdale for the 5K race that raises money for AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). All of the money raised stays here in Florida and is used to provide services for  and to help support those living with HIV/AIDS. Each participant gets donations and agrees to pay a registration fee of $25.

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Usually, participants form teams and each team has a captain who organizes the members and keeps track of donations. Every team has a page on the organization’s website where member info is kept along with a tally of the teams donations. The team captain maintains the web page and motivates team members to get more donations.

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There are different gifts that are given to participants. Everyone receives an official T shirt however the organization rewards those who raise certain amounts of money. Also, the biggest team and the team that raise the most money will get a 10 x 10 tent to use during the event and they will receive VIP service for check in the day of the walk.
 
 

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For more information about Florida AIDS Walk or to register to take part, visit FloridaAIDSWalk.org. Besides walking in the event, there are many other opportunities to participate in this event that is so important to our community. Please consider giving your time and money to help this amazing charity organization. Now more than ever, it is important to put our money where our mouth is.

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