To celebrate this year's walk, Chuck Newsom, Senior Vice President of Store Operations for Duane Reade, rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, May 10th.
AWNY is one of the largest, most diverse, and highly anticipated annual events in New York City. Since its inception, the event has raised more than $116 million to fight AIDS in the tri-state area, and the AIDS Walk movement has raised more than a half-billion dollars nationwide. In addition to its monetary donation, Duane Reade is also donating bottled water that will be distributed to participants along the walk route on the day of the race.
To learn more about AIDS Walk New York and its benefactors, please visit www.aidswalk.net/newyork.
To learn more about GMHC, please visit http://www.gmhc.org/.
The Duane Reade Charitable Foundation was formed in March 2007 and is committed to supporting charitable organizations that promote health and wellness in New York's communities. A portion of the charity's budget is also reserved to support programs that address local community needs.
About Duane Reade
Founded in 1960, Duane Reade is the largest drug store chain in New York City. In keeping with Company's brand vision of New York Living Made Easy, Duane Reade provides New Yorkers with prescriptions, health products and services, beauty products and services, food and convenience items for daily life in the City… everything for "How I Feel", "How I Look", and "What I Need Now". The Company currently operates 250-plus+ stores throughout the metropolitan New York region. Duane Reade and is part of the Walgreens family of companies, the nation's largest drugstore chain with more than 7, 700 stores in all 50 states, t
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