CARNEGIE, Pa., Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shop until you drop in the convenience of your own home and provide new winter outerwear for area needy kids and seniors. More than 450 items have been provided by generous donors and are available for sale online with proceeds to benefit The Salvation Army and WTAE's Project Bundle Up. Items include autographed sports memorabilia (Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey jerseys signed by Sidney Crosby is just one example), golf outings, restaurant gift cards, small appliances, electronics, gift baskets, and so much more. This year's WTAE project Bundle-Up Annual Online Auction is being held for 3 weeks, starting on August 21th and concluding on September 11th.
Start your holiday shopping early and get some unique items and great deals! Simply log onto to either www.projectbundleup.com or www.wtae.com, and follow the prompts and links. Each week will feature new items up for bid on eBay. You will need to register with eBay to bid or buy an item. Payment and shipping will be handled through correspondence via eBay. MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted via PayPal. The Salvation Army and WTAE's Project Bundle-Up Online Auction offers free shipping on shippable items.
For 29 years, the WTAE Project Bundle-Up Auction has played a critical role in providing hundreds of thousands of coats, hats, mittens and boots for needy children and seniors across Western Pennsylvania. Founded in 1986 by WTAE-TV Channel 4 and The Salvation Army, Project Bundle-Up has raised more than 12.7 million dollars and served more than 250,000 needy kids and seniors with new winter outerwear. The annual auction is one of the primary ways that The Salvation Army and WTAE's Project Bundle-Up raises funds to provide personal shopping trips for nearly 7,000 deserving individuals each year.
Celebrating 150 years of global service as both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 126 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log on to www.wpa.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.
SOURCE The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division