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January 09, 2014 09:00 ET

Arctic Blast Leaves Dogs Out in the Cold: WebThriftStore Launches "Coats for Canines" Drive

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 09, 2014) -  WebThriftStore, an online charity fundraising platform, today announced its Coats for Canines drive.

With record-breaking cold hitting the U. S. this week, WebThriftStore wants to help keep its furry friends warm! WebThriftStore is encouraging supporters to donate dog coats and sweaters to any of its dog-related charities, which include the ASPCA, the Bark & Meow Foundation, Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), RedRover, and Spay-Neuter Assistance Program.

All doggie duds are tax-deductible, just like everything donated to WebThriftStore.

"We're all concerned about the safety and well being of our pets in this record-breaking cold," said Doug Krugman, CEO of WebThriftStore. "WebThriftStore's Coats for Canines drive is a great way to encourage animal lovers to keep a dog warm and safe, and to support a good cause at the same time."

WebThriftStore turns people's excess stuff into cash for charities, tax deductions for donors, and bargains for buyers. Any nonprofit can open a "virtual" thrift store without holding inventory, and with no financial risk. When a supporter lists a donation, it becomes available in the WebThriftStore marketplace, and its sale proceeds benefit the selected nonprofit. 

About WebThriftStore

WebThriftStore allows any nonprofit to set up an online thrift store without holding physical inventory and with no financial risk. We turn excess stuff into cash for charities, tax deductions for donors, and bargains for shoppers. It's a way for shoppers and charity supporters to do good, and for charities to engage supporters without asking for money. Item donors receive tax receipts for 100 percent of the value of their donations, prepaid shipping labels, free shipping supplies, and free pickup from the United States Postal Service (USPS). Any registered 501(c)(3) charity can partner with WebThriftStore to open its own dedicated online store, with no up-front or subscription fees. 

WebThriftStore nonprofit partners include 7th District Foundation, American Heart Association, the ASPCA, Biblical Life Ministries, Cat Action Team Society, Creative Arts Workshops for Kids, ChildFund International, Children's Brain Tumor Foundation, CitiHope International, ClassWish, Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Generation Rescue, GlobeMed NU, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Coast Giving, Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Maccabi USA, MAG America, Mercy Projects, National Geographic Society, New York Cares, Operation PROM, PETA, RedRover, Ronald McDonald House Charities NY Tri-State Area, Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, The Bark & Meow Foundation, The Breast Cancer Society, Trisomy 18 Foundation, and Urban Upbound.

WebThriftStore is privately owned and is headquartered in New York City.  

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