Grammy Award-winning singers and songwriters, Ashanti and Mya are using their star power to shine a spotlight on the ongoing fight against HIV/AIDS. Ashanti and Mya will headline the 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta Music Festival and 5k Run presented by AHF Pharmacy. 

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest nonprofit HIV/AIDS healthcare organization, hosts the event which raises more than $1 million each year for 11 Atlanta-based HIV/AIDS service organizations. The day will start with a 5K walk/run and culminate with a music festival featuring performances by Mya and Ashanti. Past AIDS Walk Atlanta artists have included Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Monica, Sevyn Streeter, Wale, and Trina.

WHAT: 32nd Annual AIDS Walk Atlanta Music Festival and 5k Run 

WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2023 

WHERE: Piedmont Park (Active Oval), 400 Park Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA

The 2023 benefiting organizations include the following:

AID Atlanta

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

A Vision 4 Hope

Antioch Urban Ministries

Bridge of Light

Center for Black Women’s Wellness

Front Runners Atlanta

Georgia Equality


Recovery Consultants of Atlanta

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“This annual event offers a time to create a greater awareness of the impact of HIV and AIDS on the local Atlanta community as well as an opportunity to bring together thousands of individuals from across the region to raise critical funds for these 11 worthy organizations,” stated Dawn Averill, AHF Atlanta regional director. “AHF is proud to present this event as one of the many ways that we educate and empower the local community to join the fight against HIV and AIDS.”

To register for the event, create a team, or join a team, visit  

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