Encourages Americans to Give Thanks and Send a Free Card to Military
Troops and Veterans; Sponsors a Photo Contest to Recognize the Life of
U.S. Army Families
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), a leading Internet-based social expression and
personal publishing service, today announced the launch of its Thank the
Troops campaign to honor service men and women who serve our nation.
Through the Shutterfly
Thank the Troops Facebook app, Americans can create a free,
customized Shutterfly card of thanks for military service members
serving overseas and veterans living in VA hospitals. To distribute the
cards of thanks, Shutterfly is partnering with A Million Thanks, a
non-profit organization dedicated to thanking U.S. Military Men and
Women for their sacrifices, dedication and service to our country.
Together, Shutterfly and A Million Thanks hope to send more than 1.5
million Shutterfly cards of appreciation just in time for Veterans Day.
Also during the month of November, Shutterfly will partner with the U.S.
Army MWR to sponsor the "My Army Life in Photos" contest.
Help Shutterfly celebrate Veterans Day and send a free card of thanks (Graphic: Business Wire)
"Shutterfly's vision is to make the world a better place by helping
people share life's joy, and we are thrilled that throughout the month
of November, all Americans can help us express gratitude for the men,
women and their families who serve our country," said John Boris, chief
marketing officer of Shutterfly. "We hope our Thank
the Troops Campaign will bring joy to our service men and women
around the globe."
Celebrate Veterans Day by sending a free thank you card
Along with partners Chase and Verizon Wireless, Shutterfly hopes to get
a thank you card into the hands of every military service member and
veteran in a VA hospital this holiday season. Sending a free card is
easy. Americans can access Shutterfly's Thank
the Troops Facebook app, select a card, add a personal message or
photo, and share the card to their Facebook feed to inspire friends to
create their own card. Shutterfly will take care of the printing and
delivery. The completed cards will be distributed to troops and veterans
with the help from A Million Thanks organization. To learn more and
create a card, visit http://apps.facebook.com/thankthetroops/.
My Army Life in Photos contest
To further honor military families, starting November 1st,
Shutterfly and the U.S. Army's Morale, Welfare, and Recreation office,
invite Army families to participate in the "My Army Life in Photos"
contest. Through the Shutterfly sponsored contest, participants can
upload their photos and tell the stories of their lives in the military
in photos. To learn more about the U.S. Army MWR, visit www.armymwr.com.
Portraits of Love Project
Shutterfly has also partnered with The PhotoImaging Manufacturers and
Distributors Association (PMDA) to donate free prints for their fourth
annual Portraits of Love Project, which aims to provide active military
with free family portraits during the holiday season. To learn more
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression
and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com,
Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that
make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital
photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. Shutterfly's flagship
product is its award-winning photo
book line, which helps consumers celebrate memories and tell their
stories in professionally bound coffee table books. Shutterfly was named
one of the top 25 Best Midsized Companies to Work For by the Great Place
to Work Institute. More information about Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) is
available at www.shutterfly.com.
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are trademarks of Shutterfly, Inc.
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Gretchen Sloan, 650-610-5276 (Media Relations)
Source: Shutterfly, Inc.
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