World AIDS Day: Visit a Starbucks today or Fight AIDS at VOICES OF HOPE 2010, with Jean Stilwell


On World AIDS Day (Tuesday, December 1), Starbucks will make a five cent U.S. contribution to the Global Fund forevery hand-crafted beverage sold at participating locations in the U.S. and Canada.

In just one year in partnership with (RED)TM, Starbucks has generated enough money to buy more than 7 million daysof medicine to help those living with HIV in Africa. Overall, (RED) partners and events have generated $140 million and these funds have supported AIDS programs in Africa that have reached more than 4 million people. 



If customers are unable to make it to their Starbucks on World Aids Day, they can still be a part of the fight against AIDS in Africa by visiting There they can contribute a drawing to the ‘Love Gallery’ and for each drawing Starbucks will make a five cent U.S. contribution to the Global Fund, up to 1 million drawings.

Also, you can attend “VOICES OF HOPE 2010,” a great concert that includes my great friend and world-class mezzo-soprano, Jean Stilwell, along with her consummate pianist, Patti Loach.

Host – Tom Allen of CBC Radio2
Gerald Martindale, Carillonneur, Metropolitan United Church
Douglas Rice, piano
Bar and Bench Choir
St. Michael Catholic School Choir, choral
The Nylons
Amber O’Hara, aboriginal drummer
Christian Jeffries, drag performer
Forte – The Toronto Men’s Chorus
Dr. Eugene Draw, pyrotechnic electric violinist
Jean Stilwell (voice) & Patti Loach (piano), with guest Brad Hampton
The Regent Park School of Music

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