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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Illinois Instant Lotto Game Raises Millions of Dollars to Support Illinoisans living with HIV/AIDS

The Illinois Lotto is continuing to have instant games to benefit specific causes which are disability related:

from a Press Release on June 8, 2016 from the Illinois Lottery:

Unique Instant Game Raises Millions of Dollars to Support Illinoisans living with HIV/AIDS
As part of its mission to fund necessary programs in the State of Illinois and create awareness about life changing illnesses, the Illinois Lottery and the Illinois Department of Public Health will launch the Red Ribbon Cash ticket. It is the nation’s only instant lottery game whose total net proceeds fund education and support programs for people living with HIV/AIDS.

for more the Red Ribbon Cash ticket, visit: http://www.illinoislottery.com/redribboncash

About Illinois Lottery: Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed nearly $18 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for all draw-based Illinois Lottery games at illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.

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