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09/07/2005 Archived Entry: "Shop online at S.W.A.T. -- benefit hurricane survivors"

I'M A BIT LATE BLOGGING THIS, but there's still time to take advantage of a very generous offer that gets you good stuff while helping human and animal victims of Hurricane Katrina. This week, S.W.A.T. magazine is donating all income from its online store to the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and the American Humane Association (or other suitable animal welfare group). Not just the profits, but the entire sum.

At the S.W.A.T. store you can get new subscriptions, subscription renewals, and back issues of the magazine in either paper or .pdf. Thinking of subscribing? S.W.A.T. is going from nine issues (currently) to a full 12 issues next year, so the subscription is a very good deal.

Hm. This is a good time of year to start thinking about gift subscriptions, too.

And just think, you (or your gift recipient) will get to read my (and Richard W. Stevens') "Enemy at the Gate" column every month. Interested? then read on for the rest of Rich Lucibella's offer.

For Immediate Release:
None of us need to be reminded about the devastation to the Gulf States from Hurricane Katrina. As a company, S.W.A.T. Magazine is dedicated to doing its part to ease the suffering of our friends and neighbors there.

The S.W.A.T. Relief Challenge:
For the entire week, beginning Sunday, September 4, 100% of ALL Sales on our web site will be donated to Katrina Relief efforts. Once again, that is 100% of the Gross Sales.

How it Works:
The formula is simple. Not only will you receive the product(s) you purchase, but Every Penny of your sale will be contributed to Relief Efforts.

All products in our Online Store qualify. There are no limits. There are no special codes to fill in at check out. There are no strings.

The Challenge is simple:
Buy any product(s) from our Online Store this week and your full purchase price will be donated to Relief Efforts.

Where the contributions will go:
All funds collected thru The S.W.A.T. Relief Challenge will be go to the following organizations with stipulation that they be used exclusively for Katrina Relief:
- The American Red Cross
- The Salvation Army
- The American Humane Association [Or suitable alternate.]
(Human suffering is not the only tragedy in the aftermath of Katrina)

How we'll report the results of our Challenge:
In the December issue of S.W.A.T., shipping October 19th, Editor Denny Hansen will report the total amounts contributed, and the breakdown of contributions to each organization.

How YOU can help:
Whether it be Back Issues, Subscriptions or Renewals; Whether you are purchasing for yourself, a friend, a co-worker or a family member....proceeds from all purchases for the week beginning September 4th qualify. Simply visit our Online Store at SWATmag.com

How YOU can help even more:
Spread this message to every tactical Mail List and Discussion Forum you know, but PLEASE, No Spamming. Post or link this message elsewhere only if you know that it will not violate that Site's Policies.

Best Regards to All-
Rich Lucibella
S.W.A.T. Magazine

Posted by Claire @ 08:16 PM CST

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