Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaning business, announced its third annual Flair Care Package Drive, beginning May 13, in conjunction with the USO Greater Los Angeles Area. This annual event commemorates Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day and pays tribute to America’s military. In addition to the drive, Flair will clean or launder up to five shirts, blouses or pants for all active duty military personnel and veterans at no charge May 24 – 26, 2013. Flair is proud to provide discounts year-round to our military and complimentary American flag cleaning.
“This annual event is our family’s way of demonstrating our ongoing support to our servicemen and women and their families, a tradition that started more than 50 years ago with our complimentary flag cleaning,” said owner Gary Futterman. “We consider it a privilege to work with our communities and our customers to collect much needed supplies for the USO through our annual Flair Care Package Drive.”
Flair Care Package Drive
The annual Flair Care Package collection event is one of the largest collection efforts in Southern California, designed specifically to support the USO’s effort to send essential supplies to soldiers stationed both here and abroad. Residents and businesses throughout Southern California are being enlisted to donate supplies for active duty military personnel that will offer a “touch-of-home,” regardless of where they are deployed. Donations can be brought to Flair Cleaners in Santa Monica May 13 through Memorial Day weekend.
Everyone who donates will receive a certificate for 50% off dry cleaning as a thank you. Items needed for the Flair Care Package drive include water and individually packaged snacks, personal hygiene supplies, music, and DVDs. A complete list can be found on the Flair Cleaners Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/flairdrycleaners.
“USO Greater Los Angeles Area, which serves more than 110,000 military personnel and their families annually, is delighted to once again partner with Flair Cleaners in this drive for our troops,” said Executive Director Bob Kurkjian. “We receive no government funding and rely entirely on the generosity of patriotic citizens and philanthropic businesses like Flair Cleaners to help provide the ‘touch of home’ that the USO is famous for.”
About Flair Cleaners
Since 1958, Flair Cleaners, a family-owned business, has delivered on its promise to provide exceptional quality and personal service that brings new “life” into its clients’ wardrobes and home accessories. With five locations – Burbank, Studio City, Valencia, Santa Monica, and Redondo Beach – Flair Cleaners has earned a reputation as a trusted pillar of the community through its family’s commitment to eco-friendly cleaning, contributions to education, veterans, and charity organizations, and outstanding quality that helps customers look their best. For more information on Flair Cleaners, its community service or its green environmental practices and awards, visit www.FlairCleaners.com, or like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/flairdrycleaners.
About USO Greater Los Angeles
USO Greater Los Angeles Area, Inc., an independent, not-for-profit organization, lifts the spirits of more than 110,000 troops and their families annually throughout the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura. The USO is anchored by airport centers at LAX, Ontario and Palm Springs as well as outreach at military bases. USO staff and 500 dedicated volunteers provide high quality, critical support and morale boosting programs and services to troops and the wounded, ill and injured military and their families, and families of the fallen. USO Greater Los Angeles Area receives no funding from the federal government or Department of Defense, relying on the generosity of individuals, corporations, community organizations and philanthropic giving to support its work. Since 1941, the USO has been on the ground everywhere our troops are, from the far reaches of the world to our very own backyard. Learn more at www.BobHopeUSO.org.