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Pactimo Launches Jersey To Fight Ebola

November 24, 2014

Pactimo donates $30 from the sale of each jersey to fight this deadly disease

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO. November 24, 2014 – Since the spring of this year, Western Africa has been ravaged by an Ebola epidemic that has claimed over 5000 lives and has now reached Europe and the United States.  The outbreak has decimated entire villages – particularly in the hardest hit nations of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea – leaving broken families and orphans in its wake.

In response to this growing crisis, Pactimo is launching the Fight Ebola jersey. Pactimo will donate $30 from the sale of each jersey to support the work of international organizations Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) and HOPE worldwide in the fight against Ebola. 

[See large jersey photos below.]

“Having just returned this summer from a trip to West Africa, I can say that the battle against Ebola is beyond local resources and demands the help of many around the world,” said Pactimo CEO, Frank Kim.  “Pactimo is already involved in supporting several non-profits that are active on the African continent like water.org and World Bicycle Relief, so this is the right thing for us to do.”

This beautiful design reflects the vibrancy of West African culture and was created in collaboration with locals in the region. Printed on men’s and women’s specific Ascent jerseys (race fit, Quattrolite fabric, Zero-weight mesh side panels, rear reflective trim, full length zip), these collector’s items will take a special place in your cycling wardrobe. 

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Jerseys sell for $70 each and can be bought at
www.pactimo.com/fight-ebola

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Bicycling Magazine features the Fight Ebola jerseys on The Hub »

Bike Rumor features the Fight Ebola jerseys »

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About Medecins Sans Frontieres

An independent, medical humanitarian organization, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. Since 1971, MSF has been committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis, regardless of race, religion or political affiliation. In 1999, MSF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts. For more information: www.msf.org

About HOPE worldwide

Founded in 1991, HOPE worldwide (HWW) is an international relief and development organization dedicated to serving the poor and needy around the world. HWW is registered with the U.S. Agency for International Development and has been granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. HWW annually serves 2.5 million people through over 200 programs in 70 nations on all six inhabited continents. For more information: www.hopeww.org

About Pactimo

Based in Colorado, Pactimo is a leading provider of technical performance apparel.  Core customers include world champions, professional athletes, and elite amateurs. Pactimo has been listed three consecutive years as an INC 5000 fastest growing private company, and was selected as a Top 50 Colorado Company to Watch in 2011.  For more information: www.pactimo.com

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MEN’S FIGHT EBOLA CYCLING JERSEY
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Men's Fight Ebola Cycling Jersey

Men's Fight Ebola Cycling Jersey

 

WOMEN’S FIGHT EBOLA CYCLING JERSEY
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Women's Fight Ebola Cycling Jersey

Women's Fight Ebola Cycling Jersey



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