Bicycle® Playing Card Announces Wounded Warrior ProjectTM Playing Cards
ERLANGER, Ky., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The United States Playing Card Company (USPC), the makers of Bicycle® Playing Cards, is proud to announce the launch of the Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) Playing Card Deck. USPC has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project by donating $0.15 per deck sold to help support wounded soldiers and their caregivers.
"The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors and we are excited that USPC has developed this deck to support our cause," says Brea Kratzert, Manager of Strategic Partnerships. WWP was formed when several veterans and friends who were inspired by stories of the first wounded service member returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq, took action to help others in need. WWP seeks to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the need of injured service members; to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and service to fit their needs.
Roy Gifford the VP of Marketing at USPC says, "The United States Playing Card Company is very honored and proud to be a partner of Wounded Warrior Project and assist in their efforts to provide for our nation's wounded soldiers. As a company we are dedicated to supporting organizations that give back to communities and special causes." The Wounded Warrior Project Deck will be available in stores and online at www.bicyclecards.com May, 2012.
About the United States Playing Card Company
The United States Playing Card Company is the leader in the production and distribution of premier brands of playing cards, including BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR®, HOYLE®, KEM® and CONGRESS® playing cards. BICYCLE® has been the bestselling playing card brand in the world for more than 125 years. Founded in 1867, the company manufactures, markets, and distributes traditional playing cards, card games, children's card games, and card accessories. BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR® and HOYLE® are registered trademarks of The United States Playing Card Company. For more information, visit http://www.usplayingcard.com.
About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Volkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Hedalth o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #379 on the Fortune 500 and has over 23,000 employees worldwide. For in-depth information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.
About Wounded Warrior ProjectTM
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
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