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Paula Luu is currently enrolled at the University of Michigan and pursuing a dual-degree MBA/MS between the Ross School of Business and the School for Sustainability and Environment. Paula is interested in developing and improving organization-wide processes along the supply chain.

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Almost everyone has a favorite pair of blue jeans. The ones that fit like a glove, your go-to pair for any occasion.

As we know them today, jeans were the invention of Jacob Davis and his friend, Levi Strauss, who patented the pants in 1873. Since then, jeans have become a huge part of American culture, from cowboys to rebels and rock stars, to hipsters and heads of state. They are a fashion statement and a wardrobe staple.

Volcom's 2010 Give Jeans a Chance Program Collects Over 12,500 Jeans for the Homeless

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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