Lottery Scratch-Off Raises Millions for HIV/AIDS Research

Illinois Lottery officials recently announced that its “Red Ribbon Cash” instant scratch-off ticket has raised more than $8 million for HIV/AIDS prevention education since 2008. The money will be used to help organizations that work on HIV/AIDS prevention, education and treatment in an effort to eliminate the disease by 2030. “Continuing to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS research and services is critical to our newly launched Getting to Zero Illinois Plan,” said IDPH acting director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. “Serving the needs of...