In 2016, AIDS Walk funds will be distributed to five 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 2016 recipient agencies.
AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF)
Our mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and improve the lives of men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Orange County. This occurs by providing transportation, food, mental services and case management to people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition, ASF performs safe and confidential rapid HIV testing to the county.
The Center Orange County
The Center OC provides HIV outreach, prevention and education, HIV testing and counseling and mental health services for HIV positive individuals.
Orange County Cornerstone Outreach
OC Cornerstone Outreach provides physical, financial and psychosocial assistance to those who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency provides food, toiletries, diapers, back-to-school supplies, holiday gifts and programs to promote healing, education and prevention.
Shanti Orange County
Shanti Orange County’s PRISM Integrated Services Management program provides comprehensive health services and emotional support for adults of low-to-moderate income living with HIV/AIDS in Orange County.
Straight Talk Clinic, Inc.
Straight Talk offers a continuum of residential services for HIV/AIDS populations including point of entry from the streets, drug treatment and transitional and permanent housing.