Family members make the panels that have momentous from the life of their loved ones and the quilt travels all over the country and the world.
"People are able to see real faces of AIDS," said Mark Parker, "So that it has hopefully some sort of meaning. That it's more than numbers, it's real people who've been a affected. Both those we've lost and family and friends left behind."
Volunteers are also reading the names of people who have passed away from the disease continuously for 24 hours.