Aids Walk for Life held in Sydney

Staff ~ The Cape Breton Post
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SYDNEY — The Scotiabank Aids Walk For Life was held at Wentworth Park in Sydney on Saturday.

Liz Spencer is shown signing up for Saturday's Aids Walk for Life.

The 19th annivesary edition of the event raised money for support, awareness and prevention.

This year, donations from the annual walk will be split between supporting people with HIV living in Cape Breton and the purchase of condoms.

In the past, the condoms were donated by a condom manufacturer but that option is no longer available. Since the federal government doesn't fund direct services and the province's funding goes toward the coalition's needle exchange program, it's now up to the coalition to raise the money needed to purchase the condoms.

 

Geographic location: Sydney, Cape Breton

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