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40% Boxing Week Sale at CarriesCloset.ca discount code: boxingweek40

We appreciate you.  We really, really appreciate you.

Thank you for all of your love and support in 2015 with your likes, tweets, posts, photos, emails, online interactions and visits to the warehouse.  We are constantly striving to show you that we care and that we have integrity on the internet.

CarriesCloset.ca is offering a 40% discount boxing week, from December 25 - January 1 2016.

This discount IS site wide, so you can even get an additional 40% off the sales rack.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for an amazing year and I look forward to serving you in 2016.

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Carrie's Closet commercial - minions searching for funky leggings online

We are having some fun with video. Check out our cute new little commercial  <3

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YWCA of Calgary and Accredentials Incorporated fundraise for the Holidays

Holidays are a time for giving, and Accredentials Incorporated, owner of BeautyGram and Carrie's Closet wants to THANK YOU.  Thanks to all of your support over November and December, we ran two separate initiatives in an effort to donate some money to the YWCA of Calgary.

The first initiative was a warehouse sale the first weekend of November in the warehouse in North East Calgary, where a discount was offered to all supporters were came in on the weekend and shopped, and the discount was then matched with a donation to YWCA of Calgary.

In addition, through BeautyGram, another initiative ran through November and December, where a limited time offering of a holiday box was offered to shoppers both online in and in store, where a portion of the proceeds from all Holiday Box sales were donated to YWCA.

on December 15th, we presented a cheque to YWCA of $549.90.  Thank you to all customers and supporters that came out for these two initiatives.  A special thank you to Patricia Irvine and Kendra Harding who partnered on these two initiatives.  We look forward to growing these initiatives in 2016.

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FRFA Fundraiser at Carrie's Closet

Today we had the fundraiser at the Carrie's Closet Warehouse, and many kitty supporters came out to say hello, do a little Christmas shopping and raise some cash for a great cause.  Prior to the event, I went by FRFA and took some photos and some video clips to share with you, so you can see who you are supporting.  

The Feline Rescue Foundation of Alberta is a no kill organization that rescues cats. There are currently approximately 80 cats that live in the shelter, and also additional cats that live with foster families.  The cats have excellent care.  Daily, volunteers come into the shelter to feed the cats and clean the litter and tend to their needs.  The cats in the community all have their shots and veterinarians come into the shelter to tend to their issues.

Even though much of their services are subsidized, food costs money, rent and utilities cost money,and even though vet bills are subsidized, they cost money too. Volunteers are a necessity and funding is imperative.  

Alberta has been hit by a recession and I know it is not always easy to donate cash.  If you are interested in helping FRFA, here is a Wish List of items that FRFA is always looking for.

I want to share with you some photos, and some fun videos we made at FRFA of a few of the cats prior to the warehouse opening today.  What an amazing day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Feline Rescue Foundation of Alberta needs our help! Fundraiser at Carries Closet

Carrie and her cat, Pooh

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am the first to admit I am a crazy cat lady.  

Truthfully I have a huge heart for all animals, but cats I seem to understand cats a little better and appreciate their antics and personalities.  

I cannot think of too many times in my life where I didnt share my space with a cat. Our family always had them growing up, and as an adult, I almost always had a cat. I am the woman that my facebook friends always tag when they see a cat video, because they know I will watch it and appreciate it.

Imagine my delight when the Feline Rescue Foundation of Alberta moved in close proximity to my warehouse, where I operate my funky leggings online business Carrie's Closet.   When I would go to fulfill orders, I would always walk down to where they were, and make friends with the cats on the other side of the glass.  I would talk to the staff there through the screen door and hear their names and their stories (some very sad stories at times) of how some of their cats are permanent residents since they are a no kill organization, and some of the cats that call FRFA home are not adoptable, but are supported and loved by their kind volunteers.

I learned that all the cats are checked by vets to ensure that they are healthy and they are quarantined until they are cleared to interact with the other residents.  They vet bills some months, even though they are subsidized by vets are creeping close to 10,000 in a month depending on what they are encountering.  Rent is a few thousand a month, and then of course they need to keep the lights on, keep everyone fed and cared for.  So as you can see, even the very basic necessities are extremely expensive.

I offered to do a fundraiser to help them raise some money for the important care these cats receive. 

We are opening up the warehouse from 10 - 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 20th and offering all customers 10% off that come shopping that day.  I am going to donate 20% of the gross sales that day to FRFA.  In addition, for those of you who are not from the Calgary area, or who would prefer to shop online, I will run a sale for two days online at CarriesCloset.ca of 10% off site wide, using the discount code FRFA10 (all caps with a one zero on the end) for both Saturday, December 19 - 20 (two days) and same, 20% of all sales will go directly to FRFA.

Discount code for customer 10% off: FRFA10 (ALL  CAPS)

Donation to FRFA: 20%

Date of online sale:  December 19-20 (48 hours)

Or come to the warehouse on Sunday, December 20th from 10 - 2 p.m. and all sales that day will also qualify for the 10% off, plus a 20% donation to FRFA.  Address is 1257 - 38 Avenue NE, #Calgary

HOW ELSE YOU CAN HELP

Please check out the website link above for items that you could donate to help them. My warehouse is open every Saturday until Christmas.  If you would like to donate any canned cat food or other items on their list, I would be happy to ensure that they get them in a timely manner.

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Warehouse is open every SATURDAY from 10 - 2 p.m. until Christmas!

Please come down to the warehouse on Saturdays from 10 - 2 p.m. if you are in the Calgary area, and are looking for holiday gift ideas.  Its not pretty in here, but the leggings are all here for your to cash and carry as the shipping deadline gets tighter.

Hope to see you!  Pop in for a visit to 1257 - 38 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta

 

  • Carrie Paxson