Hudson Valley AIDS Walk Raises $52K+!

The crowd leaves the Highland side of the Walkway, headed towards Poughkeepsie.

The crowd leaves the Highland side of the Walkway, headed towards Poughkeepsie.

The final tally isn’t yet complete, but as of Saturday, May 7th at the end of our 19th Annual Hudson Valley AIDS Walk, we had raised $52,514 at this year’s event! We announced the total at our official After-Party at Orient nightclub in Poughkeepsie to a crowd of 50 well-wishers and walkers. We doubled the amount of participating walkers, and the grand total is 150% more than our last AIDS Walk. We are very grateful to our volunteer committee of organizers, our sponsors, our volunteers, and everyone who came together on the Walkway Over the Hudson for this fantastic event!

View photos from this year’s AIDS Walk at Todd Michael Thomas’ Facebook page and on JoAnn Kraus’ Flickr feed.


Hudson Valley AIDS Walk
Thank Yous:

Cross Valley Health & Medicine
Stop & Shop
Diversified Investment Advisors
Sedore & Company
Hannaford Supermarkets
Nature’s Pantry
Superior Sounds
RJD Productions
Babycakes Café
Gunk Haus
Bee Bee the Clown
Eclectic Studios Hair Salon
Fischer & Williams Photographic Studios



Media Sponsors:

Poughkeepsie Journal
Ulster Publishing
Star 93.3 FM
WRWD 107.3 FM

The Committee:
Tony Beaudoin
Andy Bell
Zelesther Cay
Jana Fernandes
Stephan Hengst
Kaitlin Lambert
Ellen Maher
Nick Shannon
Todd Michael Thomas
Christine Wynkoop

Thanks to:
John Martin
Marquis Evans
Kevin Swenson
Nature’s Path
The Tipsy Turtle Henna Tattoos
Amanda Seims
Carlton Rounds
Darcy Lyons
Kurt Boyer
Annie Rapalje
Chris Scholl
Patrick Decker
Trixie Starr
JoJo Gerard
Ophelia Nightly
Jay Blotcher
Kathy Boger
Annie from Cablevision
Hudson Valley Renegades
Cartier’s Hair Design
Rondout Valley Teachers
Millman’s T-Shirt Factory
Jalery Arce
Francis Lehman-Loeb Museum
The Vastards
Linda Middleman
Jon Breitenbach
Chill Wine Bar

Partner Agencies:
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center
Pet Shelter Alliance
Hudson River Healthcare

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