AIDS Walk Houston 2014, presented by Marathon Oil, is a community-wide event that attracts thousands of Houstonians each year. The walk is produced by AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. and benefits local AIDS Service Organizations striving to make an impact in the fight against AIDS while providing vital social services to Houstonians living with HIV/AIDS.
Thank you to everyone who attended and donated to AIDS Walk Houston! As we add the money collected at the event and all the matching & pledges are added to the total, we fully expect to hit our fundraising goal due to your generosity!
|George Foreman - Grand Marshal|
World Champion Boxer, entrepreneur and philanthropist George Foreman will serve as Grand Marshal and Honorary Chair at this year's 25th anniversary of AIDS Walk Houston.
As AFH gears up for the 25th Anniversary of AIDS Walk Houston, we are proud to announce our co-chairs George Lancaster, Ruben Galvan and Grand Marshal George Foreman are working hard to make this quarter-century milestone event a banner year for fundraising for HIV/AIDS service organizations.
|AIDS Walk Chair:
George Lancaster - Chair
George joined the respected international real estate firm Hines as a college intern. Today, he is a senior vice president responsible for the firm’s internal and external global corporate communications. He has extensive experience in marketing, public relations and property management.
An SMU graduate with a BFA in Communications, he is active in the Texas nonprofit community currently serving as board chair for Stages Repertory Theater. He also sits on the boards of Houston’s HSPVA Friends and the Meadows Museum in Dallas. He is a former board member of The Meadows Foundation, a family philanthropy. We are excited and proud to have him serve as chair of our largest fundraiser of the year, and hopefully of the last quarter century.
|AIDS Walk Co-Chair:
Ruben Galvan - Co-Chair
Expect the unexpected from Ruben Galvan, feature reporter for KPRC 2 Houston. After spending the last ten years as a reporter in San Diego, Ruben is thankful to be back in his hometown. Ruben is a family kind of guy with a great sense of humor. He loves Tex-Mex fajitas and can dance with the best of them.
Ruben has worked closely with Universal Studios, Disney, SeaWorld, and has covered national shows like "American Idol,"and the "Teen Choice Awards."
Giving back is important to Ruben and we are thrilled that he has agreed to serve as co-chair to the 25th Anniversary of AIDS Walk Houston. Ruben has also dedicated a his time to City of Hope, Make-A-Wish Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy and The Children's Hospital.
This year's AIDS Walk Houston 2014 Benefiting Agencies are:
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.
Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic
Bering Omega Community Services
Bread of Life - St. John's Church
Brentwood Community Foundation
Crisis Intervention of Houston
Lazarus House: A Center for Wellness
Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church
SNAP - Spay-Neuter Assistance Program
*If your organization is chosen as a benefiting agency you will be notified and will receive an accompanying contract. All benefiting agencies must reach a $2,500 fundraising goal to receive a payout.