OtterBox & Walmart Support Wounded Warrior Project with Limited Edition
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- June 27, 2013
Since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 50,000 U.S. servicemen and women have been
physically injured in military conflicts and even more still suffer from
invisible wounds of war including combat-related stress, post-traumatic stress
disorder and traumatic brain injuries.* To support the ongoing care needed for
these service members, OtterBox^® and Walmart announce limited edition
OtterBox Defender Series^® Wounded Warrior Project^® (WWP) cases for Apple^®
iPhone^® 4/4S and iPhone 5.
OtterBox will donate five percent of the purchase price of each Defender
Series Wounded Warrior Project case sold from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014
to the cause, with a minimum contribution of $150,000.
“We’re honored to team up with Walmart and Wounded Warrior Project to support
U.S. service members,” said OtterBox CEO Brian Thomas. “These individuals have
given so much for our country and return home from active duty to then battle
mental and physical hurdles. We want to honor them for the sacrifices they
“Our goal is to meet all the changing needs of injured service members with
our 18 unique programs and services,” said Wounded Warrior Project chief
development officer Adam Silva. “It’s through the help of companies like
OtterBox and Walmart that we’re able to continue our mission and support those
who have sacrificed so much for our country.”
The Defender Series provides three layers of rugged protection. A sturdy
polycarbonate shell surrounds the device and a built-in screen protector keeps
the display free of scratches. A durable silicone outer layer absorbs shock
and port covers keep all access points free of dust and dirt. A holster-style
swiveling belt clip is also included and doubles as a media-viewing stand.
OtterBox Defender Series Wounded Warrior Project cases are available now at
otterbox.com for $59.95 and at select Walmart retail locations.
Starting with something as simple as a box, OtterBox^® was founded in 1998
with a line of indestructible dryboxes. Today, OtterBox is the No. 1-selling
case for smartphones** and offers an extensive lineup of premium screen
protectors and other device-enhancing accessories that complement various
OtterBox’s strong relationships with the leading mobile device manufacturers,
retailers and wireless services providers delivers unrivaled value,
world-class customer service and a continued commitment to premium product
OtterBox has been a five-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 ranking of fastest
growing private companies in the U.S., recognized by Forbes Magazine on
“America’s Most Promising Companies” and is a repeat honoree in the Great
Place to Work^® annual survey published by FORTUNE Magazine. The family-owned,
private company has global headquarters in Fort Collins, Colo. and offices in
Boston, San Diego, Cork, Ireland and Hong Kong.
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About Wounded Warrior Project:
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project^® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded
Warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid
for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women
aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services
to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered
in Jacksonville, Florida.
To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
*Source: Wounded Warrior Project
**Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service/November 2010-December 2012
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