Last night, December 1, 2016, the San Pedro AIDS Commission held it annual solidarity HIV/AIDS walk in celebration of World AIDS Day. San Pedro AIDS Commission memebers, along with the San Pedro Lions Club members, Leo’s Club members, Miss San Pedro Marisha Thompson, Miss Lions Solani Graniel, Miss Petite Earth International Vivian Noralez, members of the business sector and supporters, walked along downtown San Pedro in observance of World AIDS Day.
An all day health fair will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the Central Park from 10:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m. HIV confidential testings will be available. Food, patries and drinks will be sold to enjoy in the company of live music by San Pedro’s very own Rompe Raja.
The San Pedro AIDS Commission has always been a very active group on island from conducting fundraisers to help and support patients living with HIV/AIDS. In keeping with the transparency of funds collected and usage, below is their accounts of 2016 expense report as of December 1st:
Total amount of expenses was: $8075.31
Breakdown - Donations - $2990.72
Medication/Vitamins - $927.00
Education - $2292.57
Office - $1794.00
Misc. - $71.02
Please note that all money raised is thanks to the generous donations and support of the community of san Pedro through various fundraisers and by members paying a monthly due.