Nashville CARES Announces 23rd Annual Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run Sponsors

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville CARES is proud to announce the 2014 Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run is presented by NPS Pharmacy. The Nashville AIDS Walk is one of the city’s highest profile events with 2,500 people expected to participate in hopes of raising $240,000.


“NPS Pharmacy has been a major sponsor of the Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run for more than 10 years. We are excited to be a part of the AIDS Walk again this year, and show our continued support for Nashville CARES and the community it serves,” said Kevin Hartman, NPS Pharmacy.


Embassy Dental will serve as Advocate Sponsor for the event. Red Ribbon Sponsors include: Enterprise, CMT One Country, Dollar General, Fridrich, Pinson & Rothberg Insurance Agency, Tennessee Oncology, Walgreens and What Do You Run For? Event Management. Associate Sponsors include: Advance Financial 24/7, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Brady Smith, Bryan Wilcox, Creative Artists Agency, Medi-Copy, Mental Health Cooperative, Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, UT College of Social Work, The Village Fund and Volunteer Behavioral Health. Additional Sponsors include: Lightning 100, Out & About Nashville, Nashville SCENE, Team Green, Unite Magazine,, 417 Union, 3 Crow Bar and Castrillo’s Pizza.


Join all of our sponsors along with Honorary Chairs Chris Carmack, Lisa Spencer and Paul Heggen, on Saturday, October 4 at Public Square Park. Registration will begin at 10:00 AM with the 5K Timed Run and Walk kicking off at 11:00 AM. For additional information, or to register for the Walk and 5K Run, please visit or call (615) 259-4866.


Nashville CARES relies on support from the local community to provide services for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. For sponsorship information, please contact Betsy Seaton at or by calling 615-921-0263.


About Nashville CARES:
Nashville CARES is Tennessee’s largest HIV/AIDS organization. Nashville CARES offers services annually to more than 60,000 Middle Tennesseans infected and affected by HIV/AIDS including: HIV prevention education to over 45,000 youth and adults, 13,000 FREE confidential HIV tests, and support services to 2,500 men, women and children living with the disease. To learn more, visit us on the web at and “Like” us on Facebook at www.Facebook/NashCARES.