Dozens of people with HIV and their supporters gathered for the annual Strike Out AIDS at Dodger Stadium to on August 9.The event, meant to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS, is a collaboration between the Los Angeles baseball team and The Wall Las Memorias Project, which is dedicated to ""promoting wellness and preventing illness among Latino populations affected by HIV/AIDS by using the inspiration of The AIDS Monument as a catalyst for social change."
The annual pre-game ceremony brought together friends and families before a great evening of Dodger baseball. The highlight: a presentation of a human AIDS ribbon made up of supporters dressed in red shirts, which takes place just before the game begins.
Tickets for Strike Out AIDS comes from a variety of AIDS service organizations, community groups, faith institutions, and the LGBT community groups, and proceeds benefit The Wall Las Memorias Project.
For more info onthe group or Strike Out AIDS, visit their website.
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