PRESS RELEASE: Future Shop invites Canadians to trade-in their old digital cameras for deep savings on new ones
Used digital cameras to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and RMJQ
BURNABY, July 24 /CNW/ - Since digital cameras entered the Canadian market, they have made a tremendous impact in our lives by capturing life's milestones, fun times and precious moments. For those looking to improve the technology of their current digital camera, now is the time to visit their local Future Shop store and make the upgrade while feeling good about supporting the community. Starting July 24 to August 6, Canadians have the opportunity to trade-in their used, working-condition digital cameras for savings on brand new models. All qualifying cameras traded-in will be donated to local branches of Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and RMJQ in Quebec, and passed on to future shutterbugs.
The following savings will be applied for new, participating digital camera models made by participating vendors, Canon, Casio, Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic and Samsung:
- $30 off any camera priced between $200 and $299
- $50 off any camera priced between $300 and $699.99
- $100 off any camera priced $700 and over
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About Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada is a leading charitable organization providing programs that support the healthy physical, educational and social development of 200,000 children, youth and their families each year. In 700 community locations across Canada, Clubs offer access to opportunities, after-school and at other times when children are not in school, to develop healthy behaviours, academic success and technology learning, positive relationships and life and leadership skills. Many Clubs also provide nutritious snacks and meals, emergency shelter, family support programs and other support to children, youth and families at risk. Boys and Girls Clubs have been helping young Canadians to discover, develop and achieve their potential, for over 100 years. To learn more, visit www.bgccan.com.
About Future Shop
With 142 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. Future Shop and its more than 10,000 employees are dedicated to providing customers with expert advice about home and entertainment technology both in-store and online. The company hosts an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca). To help keep used electronics out of the landfills, Future Shop has an in-store recycling program for seven types of products (see www.futureshop.ca/green). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/community).
(First posted on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 16:04 EDT)