Fundraising Events

Connecting face-to-face with clients, colleagues, and supporters is key to the success of our work.

Through program, community, and fundraising events, we stay engaged with our supporters all year long.

  • AIDS Walk & Run Boston
    AIDS Walk & Run Boston is an annual grassroots community event benefiting AIDS Action. Since 1986, thousands of dedicated participants have raised millions of dollars for AIDS Action’s innovative programs and services that are essential to maintaining the health of individuals living with the disease and preventing the spread of the epidemic.
  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus AIDS Walk Benefit Concert
    The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus AIDS Walk Benefit Concert  is dedicated to Verny Samayoa, who died in 2019 after a long courageous battle with cancer. In 2016, Verny joined AIDS Action where he served as a Community Case Worker for Essex County, working tirelessly to assist clients living with HIV. All proceeds benefit the “North Shore Walks for Verny” AIDS Walk team and AIDS Action.
  • Taste of the South End
    Join Boston’s finest in fine dining in support of AIDS Action’s essential programs and services. Delight your palate with bites from over 40 restaurants from the South End, win big at our silent auction, learn from top chefs, taste diverse wines or enjoy a specialty cocktail, and contribute to one of the city’s most delicious fundraisers! 21+
  • Harbor to the Bay
    Launched in 2003, Harbor to the Bay has raised over $5 million for four local HIV/AIDS organizations; Fenway Health Center, AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, Community Research Initiative, and AIDS Action. Join hundreds of participants for an event that stretches from Boston to Provincetown!
  • Annual Chandler Street Block Party
    A Boston Gay Pride tradition, the Saturday afternoon Chandler Street Block Party draws over 3,000 revelers to dance and socialize outdoors in the heart of Boston’s South End neighborhood.
  • Bayard Rustin Breakfast
    The Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast maintains a tradition of commemorating and celebrating the life and work of Bayard Rustin, one of the unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. Created by AIDS Action 30 years ago, the Breakfast recognizes the roles of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from communities of color in the fight against AIDS.


Interested in supporting an event? Visit the Corporate Giving section of our website for information around sponsorship opportunities.