AIDS Walk Orange County Celebrates 35th Anniversary



Largest LGBTQ+ Healthcare Provider in Orange County to Host Family Friendly Walk in September

WHAT: Radiant Health Centers (RHC), the largest LGBTQ+ healthcare provider in Orange County, will host its 35th annual AIDS Walk Orange County on September 18, 2021 in Irvine, Calif. The annual event, which falls during the 40th year since the first five cases of AIDS were reported, will include a family friendly walk in the Bill Barber park, entertainment, and much more. Key speakers include the Mayor of Irvine Farrah N. Khan, Mr. Gay Pride OC 16/17’ and Phillip Yeager, Radiant Health Centers CEO.

The event will also feature a cutest dog and best themed AIDS Walk t-shirt contests, a fun zone with obstacle course challenges, food trucks and more.

Registration is $25 and includes a free AIDS Walk Orange County t-shirt. Those interested supporting LGBTQ+ medical and support services can also make donations by visiting

Sponsors include: ADP, Shopoff Realty, Gilead Sciences, Avita Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente, and Room&Board.

WHEN: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Walk starts – 9 a.m.

WHERE: Bill Barber Memorial Park 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, Calif. 92606

Media RSVP requested

WHY: Radiant Health Centers (previously the AIDS Services Foundation) is an Irvine-based nonprofit that has been working to bring compassionate care to Orange County’s LGBTQ+ community for nearly three decades. The AIDS Walk Orange County is one of the oldest AIDS Walks in the U.S., making its 35th anniversary celebration a historic event. The funds raised at this annual event make an immediate impact in the lives of LGBTQ+ community members in the county living with HIV/AIDS. The event has raised more than $3 million in the past eight years and hopes to continue its fundraising to raise awareness and provide care for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

The nonprofit cares for and supports those living with HIV and the broader LGBTQ+ community regardless of their HIV status through various medical services and support programs. From case management, mental health services, counseling and medical care, Radiant Health Centers continues to expand its care to ensure Orange County community members have access to services vital to their well-being and health.


  • Interviews with community members and clients of Radiant Health Centers including, Gay Pride OC 16/17’ and Daniel G. Garza, Radiant Health Centers Board Member and Client
  • Interviews with Radiant Health Centers CEO, Phillip Yaeger
  • Strong visuals of Orange County community members participating in the annual AIDS WALK OC
  • Great visuals of community figures supporting Radiant Health Centers


Ana Martinez
(949) 809-5768

AIDS Walk Orange County Is Back and In-Person for 2021

AIDS Walk Orange County Is Back and In-Person for 2021

After a successful virtual AIDS Walk OC in 2020, we are excited to be able to get together in person once again for this year’s AIDS Walk Orange County. Come join us on September 18, 2021 and walk with a group of fantastic people that will all be raising funds for AIDS awareness and the support of those affected by AIDS.

Come Take a Walk in the Park and Support AIDS Walk Orange County

The 2021 AIDS Walk Orange County will be held at the Bill Barber Memorial Park, located in Irvine, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. This is not a race – and everyone is encouraged to participate. AIDS Walk Orange County provides a perfect opportunity for you to learn more about the work being done to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how you can become involved. You’ll also get to meet the Radiant Health Centers team and learn how we help support the LBGTQ+ community – and those affected by HIV and AIDS.

AIDS Walk Orange County 2021 is Fun for Everyone

AIDS Walk Orange County is an important fundraising event that includes a “fun walk” around Bill Barber Memorial Park, live entertainment, games and much more! So bring your whole family, friends, club members, neighbors and anyone else that wants to celebrate life and help raise funds for AIDS awareness and supportive services in Orange County.

Where Do AIDS Walk Orange County 2021 Donations Go?

Your registration fee and donations go to help Radiant Health Centers and other AIDS Service Organizations here in Orange County. These organizations focus on AIDS awareness, provide specialty care to those that have been impacted by HIV or AIDS, and bring quality medical and mental health services to the LGBTQ+ community in Orange County.

Get Registered for AIDS Walk Orange County 2021

Get registered now for AIDS Walk Orange County 2021! The registration fee is $25 and includes a 35th AIDS Walk Orange County t-shirt. You can participate as an individual or create a team with friends, family, a company team – or any group of 2 or more people. There is no fundraising minimum to participate in the walk. If you are not available to join us on September 18th you can still make a difference by donating to Radiant Health Centers.