This December, HIV Awareness Month is the chance to learn more about the epidemic of HIV/AIDS and what you can do to help. Check out this article for more information about an upcoming opportunity to help stop the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
About AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)
For over 36 years, AFC has been advocating for health equity and justice for people living with HIV and AIDS. AFC is committed to putting people first, having a meaningful engagement with their events, providing justice for patients, and innovating new ways to target HIV and AIDS. AFC meets the needs of many HIV and AIDS patients through HIV/AIDS testing, case management, housing assistance, health insurance, and other educational resources. Whether you are in direct relation to someone with HIV/AIDS or want to learn more, check out AFC’s HIV Education Resources page. Here, you will find approachable, comprehensive resources for any presentation or discussion on HIV.
Supporting AFC is a perfect way to help the Chicago community advance its Getting To Zero Illinois agenda. Getting To Zero Illinois partners with HIV patients, community-based organizations, and others to end Illinois’s epidemic cases by 2030.
AFC’s 2023 World of Chocolate Fundraiser
Since its inception, this fundraiser has collected over $2.6 million to help fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic. On Friday, February 17th, AFC will host its World of Chocolate Fundraiser at Union Station. This fun-filled event will feature small plates from Chicago’s best chocolatiers and chefs. Featured restaurants will include Chef Enrique Cortez, Vanille Patisserie, Blackout Baking Co, and more! With your treats in hand, enjoy their open bar, buy raffle tickets, and give back to the Chicago community. Besides enjoying these tasty treats, all guests can purchase raffle tickets for various prizes, including hotel stays and travel packages.
One unique thing at AFC’s World of Chocolate Fundraiser is their Punchboard! When you donate, AFC lets you punch through the Punchboard for a chance to win a prize of equal or greater value than your donation. Please get your tickets here for a night of tasty treats that benefits those who need it most.