We had a GREAT Thanksgiving and took advantage of the warm weather on Friday to head to a tree farm and cut down our Christmas tree. I have some pictures from that I want to share, but today is World AIDS Day. I’d rather call attention to that today than post my Christmas tree pictures.
Today 4,100 people with die from AIDS in Sub-Sahara Africa….TODAY!
An estimated 12.1 million children under the age of 18 have lost at least one parent in Sub-Sahara Africa. The thought of my children growing up without Chris or I is pretty close to unbearable for me – yet, this is common for millions of children.
There is an abundance of ways to you can help the AIDS epidemic. There is an abundance of information on how to be involved and informed….here’s a few
(RED) products: Apple, Gap, Starbucks, Hallmark are among the few that sell products with a percentage of profits helping those infected with AIDS
(RED) video: See the affects of what $.40 a day for 2 pills can make in the life of a man, woman, or child battling AIDS
World Vision: Take a virtual tour in the life of a child infected with AIDS
Samaritan’s Purse: Several videos and stories regarding the international Christian response to the disease
Bread For the World: Find information on how the AIDS epidemic has affected deaths due to starvation and poverty
**image above from www.joinred.com