Starbucks partners with (RED)® for the eighth year to help fight AIDS

SEATTLE, 2015-12-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the eighth year, Starbucks is partnering with (RED)® to help fight AIDS. On World AIDS Day 2015 (Tuesday, Dec. 1), Starbucks will make a 10 cent (U.S.) donation for every handcrafted beverage sold in participating U.S. and Canada stores.

Starbucks donations go to the Global Fund to help finance HIV/AIDS programs in prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services.  Since partnering with (RED) in 2008, Starbucks has generated more than $13 million for the fight.

Last fall, several Starbucks partners (employees) spent five days in Rwanda visiting hospitals and facilities that are changing lives with Global Fund dollars.

To learn more, please visit red.org and theglobalfund.org.

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SOURCE: Starbucks Corporation

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Starbucks partners with (RED)® for the eighth year to help fight AIDS

Starbucks partners with (RED)® for the eighth year to help fight AIDS