ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Sept. 10, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Cellairis, the world's largest franchised wireless accessory company, today announced its partnership and support of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. As a part of this licensed partnership, Cellairis created five limited edition cell phone cases to help build awareness of autism, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks.
"Autism Speaks is a wonderful organization that I am very pleased to support through the launch of our Live to Give™collection," said Taki Skouras, CEO of Cellairis. "On a personal level, Autism is a cause that is very close to my heart. The work the organization and its volunteers do on a daily basis positively impacts so many families. The Cellairis family is proud to partner with Autism Speaks to support their fundraising efforts to find treatments and a cure for autism."
The Cellairis Autism Speaks collection offers a selection of cases compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5 and select Samsung Galaxy models. Each case features designs that encompass the Autism Speaks story and their commitment to autism research. The cases – "Speak Up," "Piece of My Heart," "Piece it Together," "Loud & Proud" and "Illusions" – are now available for purchase on the Cellairis website ($24.99 – $29.99) and 35 percent of the proceeds from each sale will be donated to Autism Speaks.
"We are very excited to join together with Cellairis to launch their Live to Givecollection of cell phone cases," said Alec Elbert, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Autism Speaks. "We are extremely grateful to Cellairis for their commitment in supporting Autism Speaks and the autism community to raise awareness and funds."
Charitable initiatives have long been a part of the Cellairis culture. The company consistently offers their employees and consumers opportunities to support important causes through charity walks, galas, fundraising initiatives and more. Through corporate donations and fundraising programs, Cellairis has contributed to various charities such as Autism Speaks and Pencils of Promise. As part of the Live to Give program, Cellairis will also introduce new designs for fall to benefit Pencils of Promise, an organization that seeks to build schools and sustainable education programs in high-need communities.
For more information on Cellairis' new charity program and to offer your support of Autism Speaks, please visit www.cellairis.com
Offering a broad range of wireless accessories, Cellairis Franchise, Inc., based in Alpharetta, Ga., recognizes the importance of image. Cellairis locations worldwide offer a vast selection of innovative and fashion-forward accessories, as well as specialty services like phone repair, at mall-based kiosks and inline stores in North America, South America and Europe. Operating a unique franchise model, Cellairis delivers exceptional, personalized service online and at their convenient cutting-edge locations. They were recently ranked #87 on Entrepreneur Magazine's "Top 500 Franchise List" and #8 on Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Top Atlanta-based Franchises List". www.cellairis.com.
Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Mr. Wright is the former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed nearly $200 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 95 cities across North America. On the global front, Autism Speaks has established partnerships in more than 40 countries on 5 continents to foster international research, services and awareness. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit www.AutismSpeaks.org.