Monday, July 29, 2013

Congrats to Tom Bertrand at AIDS Project RI

Congrats to Tom Bertrand for his recognition from our friends at Sojourner House!

Tom is executive director of our AIDS Project RI division.

Check out the write up about Tom here.

Monday, July 08, 2013

28th Annual AIDS Walk Announced

The 28th Annual AIDS Walk for Life has been scheduled for Saturday, September 28 beginning at 9 a.m.   

The 2.5 mile walks begins and ends on the Rhode Island State House lawn.
The event will be emceed by NBC 10 news anchor and Health Check 10 reporter Barbara Morse Silva and co-chaired by Drs. Charles Carpenter and Philip Chan.

Hosted by AIDS Project Rhode Island, along with various partner agencies, the AIDS Walk for Life is the area’s largest event dedicated to raising awareness for HIV prevention, testing, and care.

"One out of five people living with HIV do not even know that they are infected," said Thomas Bertrand, MPH, executive director of AIDS Project Rhode Island. 

The goal at this year’s walk is to promote HIV testing among all Rhode Islanders who may be at risk for HIV.  “Prevention is the solution,” he said.

For more information, contact Amy Stein at  

To register to walk or to make a donation, visit

AIDS Project Rhode Island is a division of Family Service of Rhode Island.