Thursday, February 12, 2009

The Fashion Conscience




The Fashion Conscience

For immediate release
12th February 2009

The online designer shoe store for Australian shoppers, ShopNewYork.com.au, has announced that it will donate 25 cents in every dollar received to support the Red Cross Australian Bushfire Appeal.

ShopNewYork.com.au
will donate 25% of all money spent by its customers in February and March.

Principles Jonathan Garriss and David Topkins have supported numerous charitable efforts since founding their business after leaving successful careers on Wall Street. They have raised over US 1.3 million (A$2Million) for US charity organisations and are now determined to find a way to assist Victorian communities facing an overwhelming tragedy.

“I am proud to be associated with an American company that truly demonstrates a commitment to the community it serves through its charitable actions. David and Jonathan run a medium sized, privately owned business. These two gentlemen have raised $2 million for charity since 1999 and are determined to assist the bushfire appeal.” said Phil Leahy, Victorian based Director, Asia Pacific, ShopNewYork.com.au.

“We’ve been very fortunate in our careers and have always believed that those than can give back, should,” said Mr. Topkins. “Hopefully our willingness to donate a generous percent of sales from ShopNewYork.com.au will make it easy for people to support the wildfire victims. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families suffering from this tragedy.”

ShopNewYork.com.au presents Australian consumers with the opportunity to purchase an impressive range of international designer shoes at affordable prices. With a low shipping price of $9.99 and a local returns policy the company will be concentrating its efforts to donate as much as possible to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.
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www.ShopNewYork.com.au

NOTE: All consumers should also be advised that the ACCC has made announcements to consumers to be wary of fraudulent charity offers. For immediate action and public disclosure reasons, we will publish the list of customers who shop with us during this campaign on our website. Customers who wish remain anonymous may contact us after placing their order for exclusion from the list.

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