Beginning Monday, November 24, and continuing for the next two weeks, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is offering 25 unique apps in a special section of the App Store called Apps for (RED). All proceeds from the sale of these apps are going to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS. Apple has also agreed to donate a portion of its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales from both retail and online stores worldwide to the Global Fund.
(RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver as a means to bring an end to AIDS in Africa, where about two-thirds of the world’s 35 million people who have HIV/AIDS live. Co-founder Bono said:
"Apple isn’t just in the fight to end AIDS. They are setting a new bar for business, giving $75 million and counting to the Global Fund as part of their partnership with (RED)."
Among the special versions of apps available for this period are:
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