ASF EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

World AIDS Day

    To learn about the World AIDS Day Art Contest, please click here.Read more

Dining Out For Life OC

Thursday, September 15, 2016 DINE OUT. DO GOOD. Join us for an evening of dining out that benefits AIDS Services Foundation Orange County’s programs supporting people living with HIV/AIDS in Orange County. Learn more about the event and available prizes here. The following restaurants have agreed to donate to ASF a minimum of 25% of […]Read more

About AIDS Walk Orange County

The 31st annual AIDS Walk Orange County, scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017, features a 5 km walk and Red Ribbon 5 km Fun Run through the William R. Mason Regional Park in Irvine, CA.  The program and festival attractions includes music, food vendors, carnival booths, and merchandise sales. This year we are on a […]Read more

Location & Schedule

Location William R. Mason Regional Park, Irvine, CA Situated near the UCI campus and Irvine business district, hundreds of acres of protected land serve as a natural reserve dedicated to habitat enhancement. Many native animal species inhabit the area, while the lake and lush shade trees provide visitors with a refreshing change of pace. Driving […]Read more

Red Ribbon 5k Fun Run

For the fourth year, AIDS Walk Orange County will feature a Red Ribbon 5k Fun Run to bring runners to our historic community charity event. The Red Ribbon 5k Fun Run is a fun, community, all inclusive running event for runners of all fitness levels. The main requirement for this 5k is that you have […]Read more

Survivor Club

This year, AIDS Walk Orange County is offering participants who are living with HIV/AIDS the opportunity to be recognized, celebrated, and honored for their courage in dealing with and survival of the daily challenges presented by HIV/AIDS. We believe that the time has come for us to offer people living with HIV/AIDS the opportunity to […]Read more

OC AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels and AIDS Memorial Tent

Shanti Orange County, a recipient agency of AIDS Walk Orange County, will again be presenting the AIDS Memorial Tent and OC Memorial Quilt Panels at the walk this year. Background In 1989, after 2 years of caregiving, Joan Shaw lost her son, Steven, to AIDS. Seeking support and education, she joined a support group called […]Read more

Related Events

Following is a list of AIDS Walk-related events that either benefit the walk itself or benefit a recipient agency walk team. All events are open to the public. There are no related events at this time.Read more

Food Festival

You’ve just walked or ran 5km. It’s nearly lunch time. What should you do? Well, there’s no need to leave. AIDS Walk has got your needs covered with the Food Festival opening at 10:30 am right in the heart of the William R. Mason Regional Park! We are working hard to put together a great […]Read more

OCRA Training Rides

If you would like to receive information about upcoming OCRA training rides coordinated by Team OC, please contact leaders@teamoccycling.org or visit their website at teamoccycling.org.Read more

AIDS Walk Orange County was started in 1985, and has been walked every year since, to raise money to provide critical services for people with the disease and awareness to prevent its spread. Funds are raised by individual walkers and walk teams by soliciting pledges from their friends and colleagues. Each year, the money raised […]Read More

Resources

Please feel free to use the above video in your personal AIDS Walk marketing efforts. Thank you to Doheny, LLC, for creating this wonderful informational video.   MATCHING GIFT INFORMATION A matching gift is a donation made by a corporation or foundation on behalf of one of its employees. The donation matches (either in full […]Read more

Red Ribbon Club

The AIDS Walk Orange County Red Ribbon Club is composed of the area’s greatest financial supporters in the fight to end AIDS in our community. We are seeking Friends, Champions, and Heroes in this fight and we’d like you to join us. Following are the benefits of each level of membership and a listing of […]Read more

Participant Information

All Participants for the 2016 AIDS Walk Orange County & Red Ribbon 5k Fun Run must be registered! You cannot participate in the event unless you have registered. REGISTER TODAY! Registration Fee A minimum registration fee of $25 is required. The registration fee may be applied to AIDS Walk or the Red Ribbon 5k Fun […]Read more

Donation Information

Donations of any size are greatly appreciated and all funds raised go to Orange County agencies that provide services to those in our community affected or infected by HIV/AIDS or to groups that provide HIV/AIDS prevention education. Here are just a few examples of how your donation could be used by our recipient agencies… $25 […]Read more

Sponsors & Vendors

AIDS Walk Orange County exists because of the help of our generous and committed corporate and foundation partners. Without support from our community leaders, the Walk couldn’t have raised the $15 million it’s raised in the past 30 years. We’ve counted on their support for all those years and couldn’t produce this event without their […]Read more

Volunteer Information

Volunteer opportunities are available for the day prior to the Walk and for the day of the Walk. If you are interested in volunteering for AIDS Walk Orange County and for a listing of the specific opportunities available, please contact… Tammy Nguyen Volunteer Services Coordinator 949-809-5771 or tnguyen@ocasf.orgRead more

Recipient Agencies

In 2017, AIDS Walk funds will be distributed to four recipient agencies. All recipient agencies are qualified 501(c)3 organizations. One hundred percent of the funds received by recipient agencies must be used to support the HIV/AIDS community in Orange County and/or HIV prevention programs. Below is the list of the 2017 recipient agencies. AIDS Services […]Read more

Century Ride

The Orange County Ride for AIDS Century Ride route has been designed with the experienced rider in mind. Registration for the Century Ride opens at 6:30 am. To view the pages of other available routes, select a link below. Metric Century Ride Taste of OCRA Ride  Read more

Metric Century Ride

Intermediate to experienced riders will find this ride to be a satisfying challenge. Not quite as grueling as our Century Ride, the Metric Century Ride route will still offer riders a challenge that may not require as much preparation.   Registration for the Metric Century Ride opens at 6:30 am. To view the pages of […]Read more

Fun Ride

Returning for the 2017 Orange County Ride for AIDS, this “no-spandex-necessary” route is perfect for families and/or casual riders looking to get involved in healthy and easily accomplished activities that serve a cause, as well! This ride will give you a taste of what OCRA is about and we’re certain that next year you’ll want […]Read more

Fundraising Incentive Prizes

Besides the knowledge that you are helping those in Orange County affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, we want to give you the incentive to raise more funds. A limited number of all prizes are available and will be distributed to participants in the order in which each participant achieved the designated goal. Check them out […]Read more

Event Staff Contacts

AIDS Walk Orange County c/o AIDS Services Foundation Orange County 17982 Sky Park Circle, Suite J Irvine, CA 92614-6482 Phone: (949) 809-5700 Fax: (949) 809-5779 The following people are available to help you and answer questions about AIDS Walk… Event Coordinator, Recipient Agencies, Registration, Individual Walkers & Walk Teams Sierra Catcott – (949) 809-5750 or […]Read more

Participant Discounts

The following discounts and offers are being provided to 2017 Orange County Ride for AIDS participants. Please patronize these and all of our great sponsors! Free Training Opportunities Team OC: Each weekend, TEAM OC is currently conducting training rides for beginners ready to ride for a reason. Visit teamoccycling.org to join in the fun and […]Read more

Volunteer for a Great Cause

Can’t ride but want to help? Volunteer opportunities are available prior to and on the day of the ride. If you are interested in volunteering for OCRA and for a listing of the specific opportunities available, please contact Tammy Nguyen, ASF Volunteer Coordinator, at 949-809-5771 or tnguyen@ocasf.org.Read more

Event Staff Contacts

OCRA c/o AIDS Services Foundation Orange County 17982 Sky Park Circle, Suite J Irvine, CA 92614-6482 Phone: 949-809-5700 Fax: 949-809-5779 The following people are available to help you and answer questions about OCRA… Director of Events Sierra Catcott – (949) 809-5750 or scatcott@ocasf.org Volunteers Tammy Nguyen – (949) 809-5771 or tnguyen@ocasf.org Corporate Donors Chris Bragg […]Read more

Resources

Tools and tips to help you raise money, participate and help spread the word about the Orange County Ride for AIDS. Downloads OCRA Social Media Toolkit Helpful Fundraising TipsRead more

Schedule & Location

OCRA, a one day ride, takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The following is the day of the event schedule (subject to change): 7:00 am: Century, Metric Century and Taste of OCRA Ride Check-in opens 7:30 am: Opening ceremony 7:40 am: Commencement announcement 7:45 am: All routes (Century, Metric Century, and Taste of OCRA) […]Read more

Route Maps

Each route, the Century Ride, Metric Century Ride, and Taste of OCRA Ride, has a devoted web page containing information on the ride, a picture of the route map, and a downloadable PDF of the route map. Click the link below for the page you wish to visit. You will be able to link to […]Read more

Rider Info

What is OCRA? OCRA is a one day, weekend ride limited to 250 riders. A $50.00 registration fee will begin your fundraising requirements. Each rider is required to meet a minimum fundraising goal of $125. The 8th annual Orange County Ride for AIDS will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017. OCRA offers Century (100 […]Read more

Event Jersey

2017 Riding Kit JERSEY BIBS/SHORTS CYCLING CAP Jerseys, Shorts/Bibs, and Cap can all be obtained by reaching various fundraising milestones. $250 will earn you a Cap. $500 will earn you a Jersey. $1,000 will earn you a full kit (Cap, Jersey & Shorts or Bibs). If you would like to purchase these items on your […]Read more

Donation Information

Donations of any size are greatly appreciated and all funds raised go to AIDS Services Foundation to provide help to those in our community affected or infected by HIV/AIDS. Here are just a few examples of how your donations will be used: $25 provides one HIV test $50 provides a prevention seminar to homeless youth […]Read more

Related Events

Want to learn more about “Riding for a Reason?” Are you an avid Cyclist?  Or a Two-Wheel Weekend Warrior?  Or perhaps you’re just looking to dip your toes into the big wide-world of bike riding!  Regardless of your experience or level, the OC Ride for AIDS is for you!  Support an important cause while being […]Read more

Corporate Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor Shopoff Group Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Chase Equinox Madison Square & Garden Cafe Bronze Sponsors PIMCO Foundation Pure Ride Cycles Union Bank The Unlikely Cyclist Supporting Sponsors Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Prize Sponsors For information on how your company or foundation can support Orange County Ride for AIDS, please contact Chris Bragg at […]Read more

Presenting Agency

The mission of AIDS Services Foundation Orange County(ASF) is to prevent the spread of HIV and improve the lives of the men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Orange County. The agency was founded in the late summer of 1985 by a small group of volunteers because people were dying, had nowhere to turn, […]Read more

The HIV/AIDS Story

In 1986, Dr. H. Mahler, the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that as many as 10 million people worldwide could already be infected with HIV. The first case of HIV/AIDS in Orange County was reported in 1981. Protease inhibitors, introduced in 1996, provided a real glimmer of hope in the fight against […]Read more

What is OCRA?

Orange County Ride for AIDS – Saturday, October 28, 2017   Orange County Ride For AIDS (OCRA) is a fully supported one day ride -not a race- through some of Orange County’s most breathtaking scenery. OCRA offers Century (100 miles), Metric Century (62 miles) and Taste of OCRA (30 miles) rides starting in Irvine. The […]Read more

History

2010 was our inaugural year. Early in the morning of October 10, 2010, nearly 100 riders gathered at Saddleback College, the start and finish of the Inaugural Orange County Ride for AIDS. The cyclists participated in either a 100-mile Century ride, or a 62.5 mile (100 kilometer) Metric Century ride.  Riders of every level were represented and […]Read more

About HIV/AIDS

  In 1986, the year AIDS Walk Orange County started, Dr. H. Mahler, the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that as many as 10 million people worldwide could already be infected with HIV. The first case of HIV/AIDS in Orange County was reported in 1981. Protease inhibitors, introduced in 1996, provided a […]Read more

Presenting Agency

AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF) is the lead organization responsible for organizing, promoting and producing AIDS Walk. This includes soliciting corporate and foundation sponsorships, producing all advertising and collateral material, managing this web site, volunteer engagement, fiduciary responsibility for funds raised and working with the AIDS Walk Steering Committee which is comprised of recipient […]Read more

History

1987 – The first Walk to raise funds to assist people living with HIV/AIDS in Orange County is established by a group of caring citizens and volunteers. The money is distributed among several agencies to help provide essential prevention and care programs. 1996 – AIDS Services Foundation Orange County steps forward and assumes responsibility for […]Read more

The Annual Gala is ASF’s signature fundraising event, building on the tremendous success of The Big Splash, which helped raise the money to start ASF and continued as an annual event until 2009. ASF’s Annual Gala – Mardi Gras Masquerade Saturday, January 27, 2018 – The Yost Theater, Santa Ana AIDS Services Foundation Orange County […]Read more

Orange County Ride For AIDS (OCRA) is a fully supported one day ride -not a race- through some of Orange County’s most breathtaking scenery. OCRA offers Century (100 miles), Metric Century (62 miles) and Taste of OCRA (30 miles) rides starting and finishing at the Bill Barber Memorial Park in Irvine. The route travels through […]Read More

Join ASF the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm for Triumph Tuesday! Our next “Triumph Tuesday” will be held on November 28th at 6 pm and will focus on how ASF began, where we are going, and how you can help us End the Epidemic. This event will take place at ASF: AIDS Services […]Read more

MAP / ADDRESS:

  • 17982 Sky Park Circle
  • Suite J
  • Irvine, CA 92614-6482

CONTACT:

  • AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
  • (PHONE) 949-809-5700
  • (FAX) 949-809-5779

OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 am to 5:00 pm