Published in AIDS Weekly, June 14th, 2004
The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force blames competition from other charity walks, a tight economy and a decreasing level of attention being paid to AIDS, challenges also being cited by organizers in other cities.
In its strong years, several thousand people participated in the Pittsburgh Aids Walk and in its best year, 1999, it raised $250,000 for AIDS related services from education and prevention to housing and legal assistance. Last year's walk on a rain-soaked June day drew just 800 people and...
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