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Paws N Claws Partners With Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.

By Staff
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:18 AM

PITTSBURGH—Paws N Claws Eyewear has partnered with Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co., both based here, to offer optical offices nationwide who order Paws N Claws Eyewear benefitting the ASCPA free coffee from Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co., another animal-friendly organization that benefits animals in need.

“It’s a great fit for both companies,” said Sam Shapiro, president of Paws N Claws. “When we met the founder of Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co., Jordan Karcher, we realized that Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. and Paws N Claws Eyewear are connected by this powerful love of animals and the mission to help animals in need. We felt it was such a natural fit.”

Philanthropy is a keystone of the Paws N Claws Eyewear brand and its partners, the company said. Since the inception of Paws N Claws Eyewear, they have given a portion of all profits to the ASPCA to help animals in need. Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. donates 20 percent of its profits to 40 different animal shelters across the nation. Paws N Claws Eyewear gives 5 percent of the retail price of each Paws N Claws Eyewear product sold to the ASCPA, recently presenting them with a check worth over $11,000.

“We are so excited about this collaboration that we designed two Paws N Claws Eyewear coffee mugs and will be offering both the mugs and the coffee in our online holiday store,” added Shapiro.

Optical shops and optometry offices interested in support the partnership can learn more at
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