AIDS Foundation Houston’s World AIDS Day 2020
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) will host their annual World AIDS Day event as a virtual experience on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The annual fundraiser, emceed this year by Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse, will support AFH in its mission to end the HIV epidemic in Houston and to provide education, testing, housing and supportive services to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. Participants will hear from speakers including Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Judge Lina Hidalgo, former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, fashion designer Mondo Guerra, Dr. Bruce Richmond and more. Event programming will also feature testimonials from AFH board members and clients, performances from America’s Got Talent semi-finalist Christina Wells and iconic Houston drag superstar Dessie Love-Blake, and the presentation of the 2020 Shelby Hodge Vision Award by the award’s namesake, Shelby Hodge.
In anticipation of World AIDS Day, AFH will feature announcements from celebrities such as Shangela, Lance Bass, Todrick Hall, Anthony Rapp and more on worldaidsdayhouston.org and the AIDS Foundation Houston social media channels.
Tickets for the virtual event start at $5. For more information or to register for the event, visit www.worldaidsdayhouston.org.
EVENT: AIDS Foundation Houston World AIDS Day 2020 — A Virtual Experience presented by Chevron
WHEN: Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m
WHERE: Register online at www.worldaidsdayhouston.org to receive link to access virtual event
COST: Individual tickets from $5
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH), founded in 1982, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that was the first AIDS Service Organization in Texas and remains a national leader in HIV/STD programming. With the goal of creating a community where HIV is stigma-free and rare, and people have equitable access to care, AFH works towards the mission of ending the HIV epidemic in Houston. Focusing on preventing new HIV infections, and providing housing and supportive services to those already living with HIV/AIDS, AFH provides care to almost 6,000 men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and will educate more than 75,000 people throughout Texas. For more information, please visit www.AIDSHelp.org.