New York, NY, February 20, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Textile manufacturer Blanket America is offering its popular Patchwork Heritage Quilt at a 70 percent discount in honor of President's Day. Available at www.BlanketAmerica.com for just $39.99 with free shipping, the quilt sports a patchwork design featuring stripes, florals and calico prints in 13 different colors representing the country's original 13 colonies. The back includes a picture of the Statue of Liberty, the full text of President Barack Obama's historic 2009 inaugural address and Obama's signature.
“In his inaugural address, Barack Obama celebrated America's 'patchwork heritage' — an insight and call to action that inspired our Patchwork Heritage Quilt. This President's Day, we're showcasing the President's message and empowering shoppers across the country to give a warm blanket to Americans in need simply by making a purchase. We've already given 30,000 blankets to needy individuals and groups and hope to reach 1 million blankets by the end of the year,” said Elizabeth Brown, co-founder of Blanket America.
Embraced by Gabrielle Union, Lisa Edelstein, and a number of other celebrities, the Blanket America Patchwork Heritage Quilt has already lead to some 10,000 sales. The quilt is available as a 60 by 70 throw, a full/queen quilt, or a king quilt and coordinating pillows and shams are also on sale for President's Day at www.BlanketAmerica.com.
Blanket America offers fleece blankets, comforter sets, pillows, sheets, window treatments, towels and other textiles, all sold under the company's BUY 1, GIVE 1 donation model, guaranteeing that for every product sold, a similar product is given to a group or individual in need. BUY 1, GIVE 1 cuts out the middle man between donors and donees, enabling American shoppers to give immediate aide with every purchase.
To complement its BUY 1, GIVE 1 blankets, Blanket America uses its large followings on Facebook and Twitter to promote charitable organizations and educate the public about domestic poverty. The company is also behind the celebrity-endorsed CHOOSE HAITI bracelets, the sales of which go toward the reconstruction of the Haitian economy.
Blanket America has been featured on The Today Show, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Mashable, BBC, CNN and other prominent news outlets. The textile manufacturer is available online at www.BlanketAmerica.com and on Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/BlanketAmerica and www.twitter.com/BlanketAmerica. You can also contact Blanket America by phone at 212-643-5350.