Make Friends, Make a Difference: Spyder Pledges Funds to Wounded Warriors
Social media and social responsibility unite today as Spyder pledges to raise $1000 for the Wounded Warrior Project by reaching 10,000 members on their Facebook page by the end of July. â€œFriendsâ€ of Spyder will be supporting a great organization while also joining a community of ski enthusiasts with a passion for product and a love for the sport.
The iconic ski apparel brand has teamed with WWP, a non-profit organization that honors and empowers severely injured service members, to provide the funds toward a ski trip for veteran soldiers and their families to enjoy.
To support the cause, please log onto www.facebook.com/spyderactivesports by July 31, 2010 and â€œfriendâ€ the brand. Check back often for updates and photos of the trip.
About Spyder Active Sports
For over 30 years, Spyder has focused on every detail in engineering superior skiwear, scrutinizing the subtleties that make every discipline â€“ every athlete â€“ unique. Renowned for integrating high-tech fabrics, fashion and functionality, Spyder is the worldâ€™s leading skiwear and mountain-based apparel brand. Beginning with the development of their revolutionary padded slalom race sweaters in 1978, Spyder continues to create progressive products that dominate the race circuit and are the choice of the US Alpine and Canadian Alpine World Cup Ski Teams. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Spyder products are distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. For more information and to view the current collection, please visit www.spyder.com.
About Wounded Warrior Project
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, WWP is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides programs and services to severely injured service members returning home from the current conflicts and provide assistance to their families. With donations from the community, WWP offers tangible support for the severely wounded to help them on the road to healing, both physically and mentally. For more information, please visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.