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"Forearm Forklifts Even Come In Pink"

A.A.C. Forearm Forklift, the manufacturer of Moving Straps used by furniture retailers for home delivery of furniture, appliances, mattresses & sofas, announced that it will continue its support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through its annual $10,000 donation.

A.A.C.’s annual $10,000 donations support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  “We even makes the straps in pink!," said Mark Lopreiato, inventor of Forearm Forklift. "All of us here are committed to help protect women’s health and we’re impressed that BCRF is the most highly rated breast cancer organization in the U.S.  Over 90% of the resources raised by the foundation go directly to research grants and awareness programs.  They’re an efficient charity, with a great cause and we’re honored to support life-saving research.”   

“BCRF is honored to have Forearm Forklift as a dedicated partner in our fight against breast cancer,” said Robbie Franklin, Dir. of Mktg. at the foundation.  According to 2010 findings from the American Cancer Society, women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 chance of developing invasive breast cancer in their lifetime and a 1 in 35 chance of dying from breast cancer.

The foundation was started as a non-profit organization dedicated to funding innovative clinical research.  In 2010, nearly $29 million was awarded to 173 scientists across the globe.  BCRF directs at least 90 cents of every dollar raised directly to research. And for the 9th consecutive year, BCRF has received Charity Navigator’s highest rating, four stars, thus outperforming over 99.8% of the 5,400 evaluated charities.  The American Institute of Philanthropy has awarded the BCRF its highest possible rating of A+.  BCRF is the only breast cancer organization in the U.S. to receive these accolades.

About Forearm Forklift: Like dollies and hand trucks the Forearm Forklift Moving Straps are a legitimate home delivery tool and are used by home furnishings retailers forrearranging furniture, appliances, mattresses & sofas in their showrooms. 

Forearm Forklifts have a patented design that employs leverage which makes furnishings carried seem 66% lighter.  They also encourage proper body mechanics which reduce the chance of potential injury due to heavy lifting.  The straps are also easy-to-use and adjustable.  They move furniture off the ground which keeps dollies’ wheels off sensitive floors.  Their suggested retail is $19.95 a pair.

Based in California, the manufacturer is owned and operated by the former home delivery guy who invented the product right after college and who shortly thereafter founded the company 13 years ago.  The Forearm Forklift’s billboard and television advertising campaign has turned the straps into a household name.  To date A.A.C. has sold More than 6.7 million pair worldwide.

For more information, go to www.BuyStraps.com.

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