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Ken “Like Barbie” partners with AIDS Foundation Houston for the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Houston 2013

Ken Williams keynote speaker at AIDS Foundation Houston, World AIDS Day Luncheon. Photo courtesy of Dalton DeHart Photography

Texas, Houston (Feb. 10th, 2013) – Award winning blogger Ken Williams, the author and creator of “Ken Like Barbie” has offered his particular brand of inspiration to AIDS Foundation Houston. The theme for this year’s AIDS Walk is ‘I’m Walking Because…” a campaign geared to engage the community in the mission to share its reasons for participating in the 2013 AIDS Walk Houston. Ken is featured in a dynamic video where he expresses why he is walking and why others should not only walk but donate as well. Ken is no stranger to AIDS Foundation Houston as he was the 2012 keynote speaker at their World AIDS Day Luncheon where his personal story and calming candor quieted the room of Houston’s upper echelon as they listened intently to him speak about the psychosocial issues plaguing the HIV positive community. Ken’s anti-stigma video, “Consider Me John Doe’, which opened the discussion, shares the message that no one is immune to HIV. Ken brings the same passion as he discusses and celebrates the theme of Houston’s 24th annual AIDS Walk.

“I am a fan of the city and an advocate of any effort that gets us to zero new infections, I am thrilled to partner with AIDS Foundation Houston” said Ken “Like Barbie”.  “I’m looking forward to supporting the foundation’s effort to raise funds during the 2013 AIDS Walk Houston and I’m so thrilled I could do so creatively”

The 2013 AIDS Walk Houston is taking place Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Hermann Square Park on the steps of City Hall.

“AIDS Foundation Houston is excited to have Ken “Like Barbie” partner with us for such an important piece of promotion for the AIDS Walk” says organizations Director Of Development and Corporate Relations, Ron Goines.  We hope to continue our relationship with Ken “Like Barbie” and will continue to support his art and creative efforts and encourage everyone to visit Ken on youtube at www.youtube.com/williamkroberts

. We applaud Ken for helping those in Houston who are living with and fighting against HIV/AIDS. Visit www.AIDSWalkHouston.org to sign up for the Walk today and start fundraising!”

Funds raised from the Walk help AIDS Foundation Houston and local AIDS service organizations support HIV education and prevention efforts and provide care for thousands of Houstonians living with HIV/AIDS.  AIDS Walk Houston is a community event that provides hope for those impacted by or living with HIV/AIDS and works to eliminate the stigma associated with the disease.

For additional information on the upcoming AIDS Walk Houston 2013, visit www.AIDShelp.org or www.AIDSWalkHouston.org for details.



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