AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — December 1 is World AIDS Day and the good folks at Positively Augusta are working to end the stigma surrounding the virus.
The organization is having a number of awareness events and programs between now into December.
UWalk20 is taking place Saturday, December 12. It’s the organization’s yearly run/walk for World AIDS Day and HIV Awareness. This year it will be virtual.
Sign up: https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Augusta/AnnualUWalk19
The Sandra E Wimberley Education is Prevention Scholarship is also underway. Richmond County High students will be able to do a virtual essay using Snapchat, Tik TOK, Instagram, Facebook, etc., to discuss the importance of why HIV/AIDS should be discussed in schools.
November 28, Positively Augusta, along with Project Impact, will have a silent headphone virtual workout party.
Executive Director Yanza Collins joined weekend Good Morning Augusta anchor Shawn Cabbagestalk to share more details about the various events.