'Patchington's Semi Annual Trade-In Event Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence'

"Make a difference in a woman's life…trade in your gently used clothing"

Oct 12, 2010, 09:30 ET from Patchington

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Tuesday, October 19th through Monday, October 25th Patchington, a women's boutique, will be holding their Twelfth Semi Annual Trade-In Event to support women who have been victims of domestic violence.  Domestic violence does not discriminate, it happens to all types of women regardless of income, age, race, education or belief.  It is estimated that a woman is beaten every 15 seconds in the United States; anywhere from 1-3 million women are battered each year by their intimate partner and 4 women die each day as a result of domestic abuse.  

During this event, customers "trading-in" gently used clothing will receive an allowance on comparable articles of clothing.  How does the "Trade-In Event" work?  For every top "traded-in" the customer will receive $10 off the purchase of a new top; for every bottom $15 off the purchase of a new bottom; and for every jacket or dress $20 off the purchase of a new jacket or dress.  Over the last eleven years more than 65,000+ articles of clothing have been donated.

All "traded-in" items are then donated to local community organizations that distribute them to their thrift shops where customers can purchase quality clothing at less than a fraction of the price.  The proceeds from the thrift shops fund programs which provide refuge, crises intervention, advocacy, professional training and community outreach to break the silence that isolates victims and prevents them from a life of hope, independence and peace.  

Participate in Patchington's Semi Annual Trade-In Event, trade in your gently used clothing and "make a difference in a woman's life."

Patchington is a fun and exciting boutique offering the newest fashionable looks. Fashions range from classic to contemporary styling in a flattering missy fit and our service is guaranteed to make you look and feel great and wanting to come back for more.  Our fashions are available at any of our 27 boutiques in Florida and on line at www.patchington.com.

For more information contact:

Maureen Jack

800-771-2200 ext #226 or mjack@patchington.com

SOURCE Patchington