Although many of our buyers and sellers are men, they are touched by this disease through their wives, mothers and daughters. We wanted to do our part to help improve treatment and save lives.
Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) January 5, 2009
GunBroker.com® (http://www.gunbroker.com) joined the fight against breast cancer, hosting a charity auction of an unusual pink rifle that raised $3,575.
The pink AR-15 style DPMS Panther Lite rifle with 16-inch barrel was donated by DPMS Panther Arms. Its auction was viewed more than 23,000 times and attracted 34 bids.
"This charity auction supports the fundraising goals of the GunBroker.com Family Team to help in the fight against breast cancer, one of the leading causes of death in women around the world," said Steve Urvan, owner of GunBroker.com. "Although many of our buyers and sellers are men, they are touched by this disease through their wives, mothers and daughters. We wanted to do our part to help improve treatment and save lives."
GunBroker.com hosted the two-week online auction during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Company employees and their family members also took part in the Breast Cancer 3 Day (http://www.the3day.org) in Atlanta, October 24-26. The three-day, 60-mile walk benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure (http://www.komen.org), which provides non-profit funds for breast cancer research, treatment, education and prevention programs; and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund (http://www.nptrust.org), which provides ongoing support to breast cancer initiatives.
GunBroker.com is the world's largest online auction site for firearms and hunting/shooting accessories. Launched in 1999, GunBroker.com frequently hosts charity auctions that benefit the firearms industry and other causes, waiving all fees.
GunBroker.com is an informative, detailed, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms and hunting/shooting accessories. GunBroker.com promotes responsible gun ownership. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, GunBroker.com sells none of the items listed on its Web site. Third-party sellers list items on the site and Federal and state laws govern the sale of firearms and other restricted items. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents.
For more information, contact Jeff Patterson at (402) 437-6410.