Happenings Aid Walk Atlanta - Music Festival - 5k Run

Published on August 4th, 2023 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Empowerment Through Harmony: Ashanti & Mya Take Center Stage at the 2023 AIDS Walk Atlanta Presented by AHF

Prepare for a soul-stirring experience like no other as Grammy Award-winning enchantresses, Ashanti and Mya, grace the spotlight at the 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta Music Festival and 5k Run. This extraordinary event, presented by AHF Pharmacy, promises a day of rhythm, unity, and purpose in the heart of Piedmont Park.

Aid Walk Atlanta - Music Festival - 5k Run

Singing for a Cause

On September 23, 2023, the picturesque Piedmont Park’s Active Oval will radiate with the euphonious melodies of R&B royalty. Ashanti and Mya, renowned not only for their vocal prowess but also for their passionate advocacy, will take center stage, lending their voices to the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS. Their magnetic performances will illuminate the Music Festival, the crescendo of a day devoted to solidarity and hope.

Uniting Hearts and Efforts

The 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta, curated by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is more than a mere event – it’s a transformative movement. As the sun rises, participants will embark on a spirited 5K walk/run, channeling their energy toward a world free from the shadows of HIV/AIDS. By evening, the park will transform into a vibrant symphony of camaraderie, amplified by the melodic cadence of Ashanti and Mya.

 Elevating Impact

Each step taken and every note sung during this remarkable event will resonate beyond the park’s borders. With an unwavering commitment to progress, AHF orchestrates this gathering to raise over $1 million annually, benefiting eleven prominent Atlanta-based HIV/AIDS service organizations. In the spirit of unity, past editions of the AIDS Walk Atlanta have witnessed awe-inspiring performances by luminaries such as Ludacris, Monica, Sevyn Streeter, Wale, and Trina.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Time: 5K Walk/Run starts in the morning, Music Festival commences in the evening
Location: Piedmont Park (Active Oval), 400 Park Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA

Joining Forces for Change

The 2023 edition supports the following organizations, amplifying their impact on the community:

Amplifying Awareness

Dawn Averill, AHF Atlanta Regional Director, underscores the event’s significance: “This annual gathering serves as a potent reminder of HIV and AIDS’ local impact while uniting diverse individuals from the region to raise crucial funds for these eleven commendable organizations. AHF is honored to present this occasion, a testament to our commitment to educating and empowering the community in the relentless battle against HIV and AIDS.”

Be Part of the Movement

To be part of this harmonious revolution, register, create a team, or join an existing one by visiting aidswalkatlanta.org.

About AHF

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest HIV/AIDS healthcare organization, provides cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 1.7 million individuals in 45 countries in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region, and Eastern Europe. To learn more about AHF, visit them online at AIDShealth.org, find them on Facebook, follow them on Instagram and Twitter, and subscribe to their Ahfter Hours podcast.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a crescendo of unity, music, and purpose. Join this impactful happening on September 23, 2023, as they march and sing for a future where HIV/AIDS is but a memory, and hope and harmony reign supreme.


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