Aids Walk Las Vegas
Tape Face, Carrot Top Penn & Teller & Tyson Beckford Lead the Walk
Tape Face, Carrot Top Penn & Teller & Tyson Beckford Lead the Walk

More than 5,500 walkers, family, friends, and pets poured into Town Square Las Vegas in support of Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) 27th annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas, raising more than $300,000 to benefit those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Longtime AFAN supporters Penn & Teller served as grand marshals for their 16th consecutive year, encouraging individual walkers to fundraise a minimum amount of $250, matched dollar for dollar by the duo with their Penn & Teller Challenge.

Assemblyman Nelson Araujo and U.S. Representative Ruben Kihuen, along with other Nevada government officials, honored AFAN with proclamations for their unyielding commitment to making Nevada AIDS-free.

“We are incredibly thankful year after year for the strong show of support and dedication the community has for AIDS Walk Las Vegas,” said AFAN Executive Director Antioco Carillo. “As our largest fundraiser of the year, this event helps fund vital services for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Everyone here today deserves a round of applause for their commitment to making Nevada AIDS-free. “

The community continues to show strong support of AIDS Walk Las Vegas through team fundraising and sponsorships.