Walt Disney Records joins (RED) to Fight AIDS in Africa
Walt Disney Records is partnering with (RED) in the fight against AIDS in Africa with the release of a music album inspired by “The Lone Ranger,” Disney’s new action adventure film starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.
“The Lone Ranger: Wanted” album is exclusively available at iTunes Music stores and includes an exclusive download of “The Making of The Lone Ranger” mini documentary video.
For every full album sold across iTunes stores, Walt Disney Records will donate £0.26 to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The album features 14 new songs performed by an eclectic group of artists including Iggy Pop, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and Gomez.
About (RED)™ (RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to engage businesses and people in the fight against AIDS.
(RED) partners with the world’s most iconic brands who contribute up to 50% of profits from (RED) branded goods and services to the Global Fund. (RED) Proud Partners include: Apple, Starbucks, Converse, The Coca-Cola Company, Beats by Dr. Dre, Belvedere, Bugaboo, Claro, SAP, Telcel and American Express (UK only). (RED) Special Edition partners include: Shazam, Girl Skateboards, Mophie, FEED, Nanda Home, Bottletop, Tourneau, Fatboy USA, HEAD and TOUS.
To date, (RED) has generated more than $200 million for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to support HIV/AIDS grants in Ghana, Lesotho, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia. 100 percent of that money goes to work on the ground – no overhead is taken. Global Fund grants that (RED) supports have impacted more than 14 million people with prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services.
(RED) is a division of The ONE Campaign. Learn more at www.joinred.com.