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Stephanie Lew, Marketing Director
Buffalo Exchange, (520) 622-2711

Buffalo Exchange locations collected and donated 1,450 furs between January 2 and Earth Day, April 22, 2015, for the annual Coats for Cubs fur donation drive. Furs donated by customers were shipped to animal rehabilitation facilities around the U.S. for use as bedding to help orphaned and injured animals. Rehabbers have reported that the animals benefit immensely from the use of fur items. To date, the Coats for Cubs Drive has collected a total of 11,018 used furs on behalf of wildlife rehabilitators nationwide. Buffalo Exchange will begin accepting fur donations again in January of 2016.

A pioneer in resale fashion, Buffalo Exchange works to protect the environment by reusing and recycling clothing. Clothing and accessories are bought, sold, and traded with customers, highlighting creativity, diversity, and fashion trends unique to each community. Since its beginning in 1974, this family-operated company has grown to 48 stores in 17 states. More information about the company can be found on its website, as well as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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