The anniversary AIDS Charity Walk was held on 21 April 2013 at the Peak Road Garden. Guests and celebrities officiated the kick off ceremony. Linah Matsuoka, Rosemary V., Phoebe Hui, Christie Wo, Kennis Tai, Ronan Pak and Sunny Tsang has led the way for over 300 participants who wore self-made face masks by SAC members, volunteers and Mask Design Contester on their faces to demonstrate the support towards People living with HIV/AIDS(PLWHA).
The Director of SAC, Mr. Christopher Jackson welcomed everyone during ceremony and thanks for the continued support of participants. He also encouraged everyone to promote the message of AIDS prevention, thus eliminate discrimination towards PLWHA.
On the other hand, SAC held a Mask Design Contest Award Ceremony on the same day. The contest received enormous support from the public and schools, and a total of more than 2,000 entries. The champion design is creative, and also with the blessings to PLWHA. Mask exhibition displays hundred of the face masks, which are used to symbolize PLWHA cannot disclose the truth that they have AIDS. They have to hide their feelings and feel very helpless as stigma and discrimination against HIV/AIDS is still an issue in Hong Kong.