Friends Without Barriers (Amigos)
I would first like to express my gratitude to you for continuing to support Amigos—for some, year after year. I hope we can count on you again this year as the AIDS Walk approaches. It is scheduled for Sunday, October 14th. Unfortunately, I will not be able to participate this year but we have 6 Walkers committed already, but we need four times as many if we hope to raise our goal of $20,000. We have done it before, and we can do it again!
Please take a moment to sign up online: http://la.aidswalk.net/. If you plan to sign up, please ask some of your friends to walk with you. Aside from raising funds, the Walk becomes more enjoyable.
You can also send your support donation via check, payable to AIDS Walk: 555 Esplanade, # 419, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
You know how optimistic I am, so I am looking forward to this challenge, and to continued success in maintaining our two programs serving more than 500 men, women, and children living with HIV or AIDS.
Si se puede! Thank you again!
Peace and goodness,
Alma L. Martinez
Amigos takes a holistic approach for the treatment of HIV and AIDS, addressing issues such as language barriers, lack of education, and limited resources.
Our mission is twofold:
- To prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS through aggressive outreach and education in the community, and
- To enhance the lives of persons living with this disease.
Amigos unites with community churches, schools, health centers, and other interested groups to identify needs and to develop a plan of action to meet those needs.
As our name implies, Amigos offers acceptance and sensitivity to the special needs of our members in a non-intrusive environment.