REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. – (November 14, 2005) — As families across the country plan to share their favorite memory on a photo holiday card, Shutterfly, the leading independent online photo service, today announced Save the Children Greeting Cards. Save the Children is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making positive change in the lives of disadvantaged children worldwide. Shutterfly will donate ten percent of revenue derived from Save the Children card purchases to the organization. For more information on Shutterfly’s Save the Children cards, please visit www.shutterfly.com/savethechildrencards
“Save the Children is delighted to partner with Shutterfly this holiday season to support many underserved children,” said Lori Redmer, Save the Children’s Associate Vice President, Global Corporate Partnerships. “By simply selecting one of the Save the Children designs, Shutterfly customers not only create a personal holiday card, but also help support our mission of creating lasting change for children in need here in the United States and around the world.”
In addition to the new Save the Children holiday card designs, Shutterfly offers hundreds of fresh and sophisticated themes to compliment every picture. The Company’s large selection of design-it-yourself holiday cards includes new Photo Mount Cards, Greeting Cards, 4×8 Photo Cards and Note Cards.
Photo Mount Cards: New this year, Shutterfly’s Photo Mount Card selection includes designs from respected brands such as Crane & Co., Boatman Geller and Sweet Pea Designs. Photo Mount Cards are traditional folded holiday cards, made of heavy card stock with adhesive strips for easily attaching and removing 4×6 prints for future framing. Photo Mount Cards have a pre-selected holiday greeting printed inside. Select designs include embossed borders and festive ribbons.
Greeting Cards: Shutterfly Greeting Cards are folded holiday cards featuring your favorite digital photo printed on 5×7-inch heavy card stock, with a choice of matte or glossy finish. These classic cards can be customized with personal greetings on the inside.
4×8 Photo Cards: Shutterfly 4×8 Photo Cards are printed on photographic paper with a choice of matte or glossy finish. These photo cards can be customized with a personal greeting.
Note Cards: Shutterfly Note Cards are printed on 3.5×5-inch heavy card stock. Left blank inside for a handwritten note, Note Cards are packaged in a decorative box. They make great gifts, too.
Time-Saving Tip: Shutterfly Will Mail Your Cards For You
To avoid the steps of purchasing stamps, addressing and sealing envelopes and making a special trip to the post office, consumers can upload their address books (e.g. from Palm or Outlook) to Shutterfly and the company will print, seal, stamp and mail Greeting Cards for them.
To Create a Shutterfly Greeting Card, follow these five simple steps:
1. Select a favorite photo
2. Go to www.shutterfly.com/cards
3. Select an original holiday border
4. Write a personalized greeting
5. Shutterfly will mail them back to you or to everyone on your list!
For more information on all Shutterfly holiday cards, please visit www.shutterfly.com/cards
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Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. (www.shutterfly.com ) is a premium photo service specializing in the consumer and professional photography markets. The company provides customers with simple and fun ways to organize, enhance and archive images; share pictures with family and friends; order professional-quality prints and create an assortment of personalized items such as Photo Books, Calendars and Greeting Cards. In 2005, Shutterfly ranked no. 170 on the 24th annual Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.
Shutterfly, Shutterfly Collections and Shutterfly.com are trademarks of Shutterfly, Inc.
About Save the Children:
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 27 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 100 countries to ensure the well-being of children. Visit www.savethechildren.org to learn more.
Information concerning Save the Children Federation, Inc. including financial, licensing or charitable purposes (s), may be obtained, without cost, by writing to Save the Children Federation, Inc. Corporate Secretary, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, Connecticut 06880, or by calling 1-800-728-3843.