Minnesota Independent Cooperative Inc. (MICOOP) Joins the 2014 Minnesota AIDS Walk for the Second Year in a Row

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Minnesota Independent Cooperative Inc. will be the Title-Sponsor of the 2014 MN AIDS Walk for the second year in a row to prevent HIV.

MICOOP Employees Working the Booth at the 2013 MN Aids Walk

Let's walk together to stop AIDS in Minnesota!

Minnesota Independent Cooperative Inc. will, for the second time in a row, be the Title-Sponsor of the 2014 MN AIDS Walk.

MICOOP has generously donated an impressive $75,000 to the organization over the last two years on top of the countless hours donated by the employees during the events. MICOOP is additionally challenging its current customers to donate, matching their donations dollar-for-dollar up to an additional $10,000.

The upcoming event is the 28th annual ‘Minnesota AIDS Walk’ - organizers are aiming to surpass last year’s donation by raising more than $450,000. All of the proceeds collected from the event will benefit the Minnesota AIDS Project a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency. The organization helps lead Minnesota’s fight to stop HIV through prevention, advocacy, awareness and services; they ultimately envision a Minnesota where new HIV infections are eliminated and those living with HIV live long, healthy lives.

“We are very excited and proud to once again be the Title Sponsor for the Minnesota AIDS Walk event. The Minnesota AIDS Project is a fantastic foundation and we applaud their efforts to raise public awareness and prevent HIV,” says Mark Johnson, President of Minnesota Independent Cooperative.All the proceeds collected for the event will help lead Minnesota’s fight to stop HIV through prevention, advocacy, awareness and services. The event is the 28th ‘Minnesota AIDS Walk’ – this year, they aim to surpass last year’s donation by exceeding $450,000.00.

The 2014 Walk will be held in Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis on Sunday, May 18th, 2014. Beginning at 8AM, the day-long event will include an opening ceremony, free HIV testing for registered participants, and lots of entertainments with the focus of raising funds. The route is 6.2 miles following the Mississippi River, taking roughly 2.5 hours to complete. There is no registration fee or fundraising requirement but anyone who raises $50 gets an AIDS Walk T-shirt!

For more information about ‘The 2014 Minnesota AIDS Walk" or to make a donation, visit: http://mnaidswalk.org/map.asp.

About Minnesota Independent Cooperative:

Founded in 2005, Minnesota Independent Cooperative Inc. (MIC) is a national, pharmaceutical wholesaler specializing in the distribution of pharmaceuticals to independent pharmacies. Equipped with a state-of-the-art facility in Eagan, Minnesota, MIC is able to maintain supply chain integrity and offer direct savings on high utilization drugs to its members.

About Minnesota AIDS project:

Founded in 1983, Minnesota AIDS Project is a nonprofit agency that carries out Minnesota’s mission to fight HIV through providing prevention, advocacy, and awareness for HIV. Additionally, they provide a variety of education and support services to ensure that new HIV infections are eliminated and those living with HIV live healthier, longer lives.

Minnesota Independent Cooperative
Tel: (800) 320-2491
Email: info(at)micoop(dot)com
Website: http://micoop.com/

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