Blues go RED for Africa

Thursday, August 05 2010 @ 06:31 am ACST

Contributed by: Troy Thompson

Carlton Football Club will train in Nike RED jumpers today at at Visy Park to drive awareness and raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa. As well as training in the RED jumpers, Carlton players will wear RED laces during Friday night’s game against Essendon at the MCG.

RED was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver and is a business to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund to invest in African Aids programs by teaming up with the world’s most iconic brands to produce RED branded products. RED partners and events, of which Nike RED laces is an example, have generated $120 million to the Global Fund helping to medicate people with HIV/AIDS in Africa and educate young people in Africa about the disease.
You can view Nike’s - Lace Up, Save Lives video at http://www.youtube.com/user/nikefootb...SY8egnZL7w

And you can buy your RED laces at the following link - http://www.nikestore.com.au/www/585/1...1930_.html

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