Events

Aunt Rita’s Foundation has been pursuing since 2005 its mission to end HIV in Arizona. With our basic principle of “By the Community and For the Community” we collaborate with all Arizona HIV Service Organizations philanthropically supporting their critical services while forging unique partnerships at state and local governments, as well as private corporations. Aunt Rita’s Foundation has provided more than $2.5 million in grant funding in support of critical HIV prevention and treatment programs throughout Arizona.  Read more below on our annual events.

RED is the Night

October 1, 2022 

Walter Where?House

RED is the Night is Aunt Rita’s elevated fundraising gala that features delicious cocktails and dinner, and entertainment to keep you dancing all night long. This year’s 5th Annual RED is the Night on Saturday, October 1st invites you to journey down the rabbit hole and experience a Wonderland of curious cocktails, delightful dinner, and a rocking dance floor at the mysterious Walter Where?House.

Your generous support for RED is the Night provides funding for our partner agencies to provide critical HIV services in Arizona. It also combats HIV stigma and creates a safer, healthier community

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World AIDS Day

Picnic in the Park

December 3, 2022

Portland Park 

Aunt Rita’s has created a new World AIDS Day event that is open to all community members, partner agency workers, and all of you who support us throughout the year. The inaugural World AIDS Day Picnic in the Park will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022.

World AIDS Day is an annual day to raise awareness for the fight against HIV, honor the loved ones lost to the epidemic, and celebrate the advances in treatment and prevention that move us closer to ending the epidemic. Aunt Rita’s Picnic in the Park brings the community together to commemorate World AIDS Day, and the breathtaking National AIDS Memorial Quilt displays can be viewed just steps away.

We invite you to join us for this special day, and more details will come in early 2022!

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Aids Walk Arizona & 5K Run

AIDS Walk Arizona

March 25, 2023

Tempe Beach Park

AIDS Walk Arizona is the largest gathering in Arizona to advance the cause of HIV & AIDS funding and awareness. The event elevates awareness and raises funds through an educational and fun community-wide event. It is the flagship event of the central Arizona HIV/AIDS community, catalyzing awareness, education, and support. All proceeds are returned to Aunt Rita’s member agencies to support the vital services they provide.

Walkers in this event can register as an individual, form a team, or donate to walkers to help them reach their fundraising goal. All participants will enjoy the entertainment featured at the event and the AIDS Walk Health and Wellness Festival.

Join us in 2023 for the 15th Annual AIDS Walk Arizona hosted by Aunt Rita’s Foundation! More information to come.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 2022
01 October 2022
Walter Where?House, 702 N. 21st Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85009 United States
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5th Annual RED is the Night

Join Aunt Rita's Foundation and Co-Chairs Becky and Dan Lieberman for the 5th Annual RED is the Night presented by Mail-Meds Clinical Pharmacy. On Saturday, October 1st, take a journey […]

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