World AIDS Day

December 1, 2013 Updated Dec 1, 2013 at 11:41 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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December 1, 2013 Updated Dec 1, 2013 at 11:41 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Western New York is marking the 25th annual World AIDS Day.

Evergreen Health Services of Western New York and Benedict House are raising awareness and money, selling red ribbons at area locations and launching an online public service campaign.

Red Ribbon Week is being observed beginning tomorrow.

There are 34 million people living with the disease worldwide and an estimated 3,000 in Western New York.

Click on News Links to find out where you can purchase a red ribbon and help Evergreen provide services to local people living with HIV and AIDS.