Exclusive Fashion Brand Carmen Steffens Pledges 50% of U.S. Sales to Help Haiti

Jan 15, 2010, 18:07 ET from Carmen Steffens

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help support relief efforts in Haiti, women's shoe and handbag brand, Carmen Steffens, has pledged 50% of U.S. sales from January 13th – 20th to the Red Cross Haitian Relief and Development Fund.  

"The devastation in Haiti is so terrible," says Mark Willingham, president of Carmen Steffens' U.S. initiatives.  "We knew we had to quickly find a way to contribute to the time-sensitive rescue needs and relief efforts. And, our customers have really responded in a positive fashion.  Their incredible support truly demonstrates the size of their hearts."

50% of all U.S. sales will be donated as follows:

Online: All sales through Wednesday, January 20th:


In-store:  All sales through Friday, January 15th:

Carmen Steffens U.S. Flagship store, Westfield Fashion Square in

Sherman Oaks, CA. (818) 784-8408

To learn more about the American Red Cross Effort, please visit: http://american.redcross.org/supporthaiti

One of the most in-demand fashion exports to come from Brazil, Carmen Steffens exclusive handcrafted shoes and handbags are sold through over 150 Carmen Steffens stores worldwide and over 450 multi-brand boutiques.  The brand's U.S. flagship store is located in Los Angeles. All Carmen Steffens products are handcrafted in limited quantities and reflect a unique Brazilian style that can be found in no other brand.

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