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Katie Cleary, Joanna Krupa and Care2 to Deliver 140,000 Petition Signatures to DASH Store in Calabasas to Protest Fur Sales
Petition Calls on Kardashian Sisters to Stop Selling Fur in DASH Stores and Online
Calabasas, California – Katie Cleary & Joanna Krupa will deliver over 140,000 petition signatures to the DASH store in Calabasas, California calling on the Kardashian sisters – Kim, Khloe and Kourtney – to stop selling fur at their store and online.
Both Katie and Joanna have been animal activists for years and feel that women in the spotlight have a responsibility to stand up for animals and raise awareness about what animals go through in the fur trade. “No living being should have to endure the amount of pain that these animals go through for us!”, said Katie Cleary.
“One of the most influential families in the entertainment industry that could help give animals a voice on a large scale are the Kardashians. As a fashion-forward family with their clothing line in stores all over the US, they have the power to influence millions of people around the world,” said Joanna Krupa.
When: Monday, April 2, 2012 1:00 PM PT
Where: DASH, 4774 Park Granada, Suite 5, Calabasas, CA 91302
What: Katie Cleary, Joanna Krupa and Care2 activists will deliver 140,000 signatures to DASH & Kardashian employees asking the sisters to stop selling fur
Katie & Joanna’s petition:
Media coverage of Stop Selling Fur Kardashians Campaign:
Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/02/kardashian-petition-fur_n_1251003.html
Ny Post: http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/dancing_with_selling_stars_contestant_PEz11vNykbBgdXhitwKm0I
Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/02/03/joanna-krupa-starts-petition-to-force-kardashians-to-stop-selling-fur-in-dash/
NY Daily News: http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-02-03/news/31023002_1_joanna-krupa-fur-peta
With more than 18 million members and over 700 nonprofit partners worldwide, Care2 is the largest online community that empowers millions of individuals to lead a healthy, sustainable lifestyle and support important causes. Care2 is a B Corporation, or social enterprise, that generates revenues by connecting individuals with nonprofits and business that are making the world a better place. Founded in 1998, Care2 has collected over 91 million signatures on petitions featuring timely and important issues. Please visit the Care2 community at http://www.care2.com.
About Katie Cleary
Katie Cleary has been featured on Deal or No Deal and America’s Next Top Model, hosted shows including E! News Now and was named one of People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People. She recently launched a new nonprofit “Peace 4 Animals”. Peace 4 Animals aims to be the voices for the voiceless creating awareness and making change to help and protect the Magnificent Animals we share this planet with.
About Joanna Krupa
Joanna Krupa has graced over 120 magazine covers worldwide, was named “sexiest woman in the world,” hosts Poland’s Next Top Model and was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. She has also been featured in 2 PETA ads — including one where she risked her reputation to pose nude as an “Angel for Animals.”
“The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its animals.” – Gandhi