Quest in the Fight Against AIDS
Quest contributes to the fight against AIDS in a variety of ways. In 2015, we marked AIDS Day by participating in a number of events across the country, sponsored AIDS Walks and other fundraising events, and raised awareness about the disease.
World AIDS Day
Our medical and scientific staff spoke on the role of the lab in the management of HIV as invited guests in a wide range of lectures and educational events. In addition, Quest was presenting sponsor of a World AIDS Day observance at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco. In St. Louis, we sponsored the “Getting to Zero: Remembering the Impact of HIV/ AIDS on Our Community” event at the Missouri History Museum. Quest provided free HIV testing, insurance enrollment aid, and AIDS information sessions, as well as screening a film about AIDS and hosting a remembrance service.
Quest also sponsors the AIDS Walk, the largest HIV awareness and fundraising event in the U.S. The 10K walk is hosted in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, and has raised more than $300 million to support the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and other organizations fighting AIDS. In addition, more than 600 Quest walkers participated in Miami, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, and Portland. Our sponsorship of AIDS Walk provides much-needed health and community services to many people living with HIV or AIDS and helps to educate the population on HIV prevention.