Navigation Links
Under Armour Launches UA Freedom Initiative in Celebration of Independence Day
Date:6/30/2010

A Leading Performance Brand Unveils Military-Inspired Website on July 2nd to Expand Support of US Armed Forces and Public Safety Officials

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 30, 2010 -- Under Armour, (NYSE:UA) the Baltimore-based leader in performance apparel, footwear and accessories today announced the July 2nd launch of UA Freedom™, a brand initiative developed to honor and support US Military and public safety officials. The UA Freedom initiative will include a comprehensive website located at http://www.underarmour.com/freedom as well as offer continuous monetary, product and volunteer support to military troops, police officers, firefighters and paramedics at home and abroad.

The center of UA Freedom will revolve around an interactive website called UA CENTCOM, the military term for central communication. Upon visiting the site, users will have the opportunity to join the effort by purchasing exclusive apparel, gifting a wounded service member with a backpack, volunteer for upcoming events and share stories of personal triumph. The site will also feature the “Faces of Freedom,” which will highlight the inspiring stories of our nation’s heroes and wounded warriors.

Through the brand’s partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization that provides programs and services for injured service members, Under Armour will create specially designed Wounded Warrior Project apparel that can be purchased though the UA Freedom website. A portion of these proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project and aid in their mission of honoring and empowering wounded warriors. Consumers will also have the opportunity to purchase an Under Armour Wounded Warrior Project Backpack that will be presented directly to an injured service member recovering in an overseas military hospital.

“Under Armour looks forward to the UA Freedom launch as a continuing commitment to the many men and women who continue to risk their lives to keep us safe,” said Bryan Offutt, Director, Under Armour Freedom. “We are excited to work with such great partners and continue to provide state-of-the-art product and support to those serving our country.”

For over a decade, Under Armour has provided innovative tactical gear to perform in the most demanding situations. The UA Freedom initiative extends that dedication to support the men and women risking their lives to protect our country.

About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The brand's moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate to provide a performance alternative to traditional natural fiber products. The Company's products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.underarmour.com.

About Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Its purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service members, to help severely injured men and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, non-partisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. To get involved and learn more, visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/06/prweb4212154.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Bars, restaurants see no significant employment change under smoking bans in 2 cities
2. Underwater sponges and worms may hold key to cure for malaria
3. Jacquelyn Clark Founder of N2Y, Inc. Wins Regional 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for Northeast Ohio
4. New impact factor of European Urology underlines journals outstanding position
5. Pre-emptive pain regimen decreased opioid usage in patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy
6. Brother & Sister Named Fairfield County's 40 Under 40
7. H1N1 Flu Undergoing Genetic Changes in Pigs
8. Chopra Center Co-Founder and Mind-body Healing Pioneer David Simon, M.D. Diagnosed with Brain Tumor
9. Physicists help biologists to understand protein folding
10. Vast geographic differences found in drug spending under Medicare
11. Under 50? Silent duo could put you at risk for a big stroke
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Under Armour Launches UA Freedom Initiative in Celebration of Independence Day 
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... ... A book about the self-discovery of one’s limitless creative power, “ Unleash Your ... give readers the courage they need to embrace their creativity and unleash it as ... my life to learn and create what I set my heart with no limits ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... "ProDrop 3D ... projects to the next level," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... Studios. With ProDrop 3D Abstract have the ability to generate and manipulate three-dimensional shapes ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... ... According to recent statistics, there are nearly half a million physical therapists ... physical therapy professional and every clinic has a duty to perform at the highest ... competitive industry is also essential. The solution that many physical therapy leaders turn to ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 01, 2016 , ... ... “ Psoriasis and smoking: links and risks ”. , As corresponding author Professor ... on the relation between smoking habits and psoriasis. Smoking influences the onset and ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... that considers individuals’ genetic characteristics and the physical and behavioral worlds in ... in sync. In personalized medicine, diagnosing an individual’s disease depends on accurately ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/31/2016)... May 31, 2016 Aloe vera ... food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, with global volume to surpass ... 1.6 Bn. Demand for aloe vera extracts ... yogurts will continue its upward momentum in 2016 as ... boost positive sentiment on aloe vera, with wide-ranging applications ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... , May 31, 2016 The global ... coupled with surging prevalence of deaths from chronic diseases. According ... By Region, By Country): Opportunities and Forecasts (2016-2021) - (By ... Orthopaedic, Cardiovascular, Plastic Surgery, Wound Care); By Region-North America, ... UK, Germany , Italy ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... May 31, 2016 , Isansys  Lifecare, ... its Patient Status Engine wireless patient monitoring platform, as it ... Germany , Scotland and ... 2 nd generation system, launched earlier this year, is now ... , , This new technology significantly enhances ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: