GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO May 1, 2013 – Pactimo, a Denver based provider of premium cycling and triathlon apparel, is excited to announce the Davis Phinney Foundation as their May 10in10 campaign selection. The 10in10 campaign was designed with the goal of benefitting ten non-profit organizations in 2013. The program commemorates Pactimo’s tenth year of operations, as well as its core mission of having a positive impact on society.
“We are excited to partner with this great foundation and bring additional attention to Parkinson’s Disease. This foundation hits home for us since Davis Phinney is a fellow cyclist in the industry and many of us were cheering him on during his career,” said Pactimo CEO, Frank Kim. “The 10in10 campaign has been successful in generating donations and driving additional exposure to these great causes. We are looking forward to the added assistance we can bring to our remaining 2013 charity selections.”
Since 2004, the Davis Phinney Foundation has invested more than $3.8 million in initiatives to support, inform and inspire people living with Parkinson’s to live well today. Over $1.2 million in research funding has been invested in innovative, early-phase studies that focus on exercise, speech, movement and other factors that affect quality of life. Tens of thousands of people living with this disease have been directly touched by one of their programs or through the Davis Phinney Foundation’s inspirational message: it is possible to live well with Parkinson’s today. More than 60 international, national and local foundations, movement disorder centers and hospitals have provided support, information and partnerships to ensure that their programming reaches those who can benefit most. “We are so pleased to have this opportunity to create more awareness for our Foundation and Parkinson’s disease. Pactimo has come up with a great-looking jersey our supporters will be proud to wear. We’re excited about reaching new audiences through Pactimo’s 10in10 campaign,” said Davis Phinney Foundation Marketing Director, Christa Lassen-Vogel.
Pactimo has a history of partnering with charitable causes and has donated over $100,000 in cash donations. During each selected charity’s month, these 10in10 organizations will be highlighted in Pactimo’s extensive customer and industry communication channels. Pactimo will sponsor a matching grant program to encourage cash donations, and its e-commerce site will feature a specifically designed cycling jersey and running tee to raise funds for the organization. Please visit www.pactimo.com/10in10 for the latest coverage of the 10in10 campaign charity selections in addition to your opportunity to donate to these worthy causes.
Pactimo is a leading performance apparel company specializing in technical apparel for cyclists and tri-athletes. Based in Colorado, Pactimo has been named three consecutive years to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the U.S. and has been named a Colorado Company to Watch. For more information on Pactimo visit www.pactimo.com.
About the Davis Phinney Foundation
The Davis Phinney Foundation was founded in 2004 by Olympic medal-winner and cycling great, Davis Phinney, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2000 at the age of 40. Today, Davis is both a role model in the cycling community and an inspiration to the estimated 1.5 million Americans and estimated 10 million worldwide who are currently living with the disease. For more information, visit www.davisphinneyfoundation.org.
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