For Immediate Release
|Title:||RadioShack Partners With Lance Armstrong and LIVESTRONG to Aid Haiti Quake Victims|
FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) will partner with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and LIVESTRONG (the Lance Armstrong Foundation) by pledging to raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief. RadioShack customers who shop at any company-owned neighborhood store or participating dealer location may make a $1 LIVESTRONG donation in support of Haiti earthquake relief. Lance Armstrong, on behalf of LIVESTRONG, has pledged a minimum of $250,000 in support for Haiti as he and Team RadioShack prepared this week for Santos Tour Down Under in Australia.
”The situation for the people of Haiti is desperate and we believe it is critical for us to provide support to relief efforts,” said Julian C. Day, chairman and CEO of RadioShack Corp. “We invite our customers to join in this collaborative effort with LIVESTRONG to help Haiti recover from this disaster.”
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH), headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of the nation’s most experienced and trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, offering innovative products and services from leading brands. Our knowledgeable, helpful sales associates are committed to enhancing the in-store shopping experience by listening to our customers, offering advice, and partnering with them to find the best technology solutions that fit their needs. Operating from convenient and accessible neighborhood and mall locations, the company has approximately 4,470 company-operated stores; almost 1,300 dealer outlets; over 450 wireless phone kiosks throughout the U.S.; and approximately 200 company-operated stores in Mexico. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, or to purchase items online, visit www.RadioShack.com.