WINDY CITY TIMES
||World of Chocolate fundraiser returns Feb. 11, benefits AIDS Foundation Chicago
--From a press release
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After a two-year hiatus, AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) is proud to announce the return of its famed World of Chocolate fundraiser taking place on Friday, Feb/ 11 at Union Station, 500 W. Jackson Blvd. Inspired by the global innovation of the 1930s, the signature event will feature light bites, crafted cocktails and chocolate confections from over 20 of Chicago's top chefs and chocolatiers from Chicago's best restaurants, hotels and bakeries.
Funds raised through World of Chocolate will support AFC's work to end new cases of HIV in Chicago and beyond. Proceeds from the event will help AFC advance its mission of mobilizing communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions.
Tickets and more information will be made available on January 1, 2022 athttps://business.facebook.com/worldofchocolatechicago/about/ .
About AIDS Foundation Chicago:
AFC mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions. AFC aspires to create a world in which people living with HIV or chronic conditions will thrive, and there will be no new HIV cases. More at: aidschicago.org .
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