Blanket America Charity Off To a Great Start, Your Help Is Still Needed
Online PR News – 02-January-2010 – – blanket america is definitely setting off with a good start thanks to the endless support of the warm American people and reputable companies from all over the country. It is a newly formed charity that’s determined to help at least a million needy families who are enduring cold conditions during the holiday season, with a goal to increase that number this coming 2010. Blanket America, with its reputable supporter, Gifts in Kind International, aims to reach this goal with its Buy 1, Give 1 model, which will bridge the gap between business and charity like no other organization before.
The Buy 1, Give 1 model of Blanket America is what represents the charity’s vision of matching what the consumers buy with how much the consumers donate. By buying a Patchwork Heritage Quilt, Blanket America’s main product, blankets then are donated and distributed to needy families. For those who wish to donate a blanket directly can do so in the official website of Blanket America. Blanket America has also made sure to spread the word of charity and unity within the community through Facebook and Twitter with a fan page and an application filled with updates, trivia, and simple encouragements for the people to read and comment on.
Gifts in Kind International is recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the best charities organized in the country. Its partnership with Blanket America is seen as a blessing as they are in charge of distributing the blankets to needy families all over the country. They have served other companies as well by distributing all kinds of goods, services, and money through its many projects. Likewise, big-name companies like Amazon.com, JC Penney, and QVC have shown their utmost support as well for Blanket America’s cause through their respective websites and store fronts.
The Patchwork Heritage Quilt is Blanket America’s pride and joy and is set to be available for orders mid-January. To be able to avoid being waitlisted, consumers who are interested to buy the comforters are advised to preorder now through Blanket America’s official website. There, visitors can take a look at the design of the product, which is composed of 13 beautiful different fabrics that represent the 13 original American colonies on the front and President Barack Obama’s inaugural speech at the back. Prices range from $59.99 to $99.99 and for every purchase, one blanket will be donated to a poor family located anywhere in areas where poverty is most prevalent.
Visit Blanket America’s website at http://www.blanketamerica.com where an interactive map of the USA is displayed showing each state’s goal and the stories, experiences, and wishes of supporters from all over the country.