AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the final stage of HIV disease, which causes severe damage to the immune system. Most people know that AIDS and HIV is represented by the red ribbon and that December is National AIDS Awareness Month. Only 28 percent of the 1.2 million Americans living with HIV have the infection under control, increasing the risk that they will spread the disease to others. That is why it is so important that you get the word out and one easy way to do that is by using AIDS and HIV Red Awareness Ribbons to promote the cause. With the hundreds of products we sell, you are sure to find something that will bring awareness to this cause.