Reston, VA – October 4, 2011 –Wirefly (www.wirefly.com), the Internet’s leading authorized retailer of cell phones, smartphones and cell phone plans, has teamed up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure on its very first social media fundraising to support the fight against breast cancer druing National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Wirefly has pledged to contribute a $1.00 donation to Susan G. Komen for every new fan who ‘Likes’ Wirefly’s Facebook page.
“One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime,” said Dave Rook, chief marketing officer of Simplexity, Wirefly’s parent company. “That’s a devastating statistic, which is why this October, to coincide with our eighth anniversary, we’ll be donating one dollar to Susan G. Komen for the Cure for every new Facebook fan we acquire.”
Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness month until, Wirefly is asking Facebook members to take action and support the world’s largest breast cancer organization.
How it works:
At the end of the month, Wirefly will present a check to Komen reflecting the total number of ‘Likes’ received during the promotion, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $25,000.
“We are so excited about Wirefly’s commitment to helping us in our mission to end breast cancer forever,” said Margo K. Lucero, vice president, business development & partnerships. “Partnering with the Internet’s leading retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans is a great opportunity, and we hope that as people engage with Wirefly, they will also be inspired to take action and get screened.”
Each new Wirefly Facebook fan will not only initiate a donation to breast cancer research, but they can also learn about discounted wireless phones, smartphones and services for themselves. October is, coincidentally, also Wirefly’s eighth anniversary. The Wirefly Anniversary Salefeaturing great deals on the latest cell phones and smartphones, will also run throughout the month and it is not necessary to be a Facebook fan of Wirefly to save big money. Popular Android-powered devices will be available at amazing prices, such as the DROID Charge 4G from Samsung and LG Revolution 4G.
To become a ‘fan’ of Wirefly, for additional information regarding this worthwhile social media fundraiser, or to visit the Wirefly Anniversary Sale, go to www.wirefly.com.