CLAW (Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend) launches registration for the 12th Annual CLAW Convention with an improved website www.clawinfo.org; the annual event is schedule for April 25th through April 28th, 2013 in Downtown Cleveland, OH.

CLAW (Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend) launches registration for the 12th Annual CLAW Convention with an improved website www.clawinfo.org; the annual event is schedule for April 25th through April 28th, 2013 in Downtown Cleveland, OH.

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CLAW 12

SOURCE: www.clawinfo.org

CLAW leadership announces their 12th Annual Convention, scheduled for April 25th through April 28th, 2013, in Downtown Cleveland, OH.  CLAW 11 success resulted in the largest fundraising event to-date for CLAW, raising over $55,000, and increase of $20,000 over CLAW 10.

CLAW distributed proceeds to Cleveland Pride, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, Community-Academic Consortium Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS), The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (Northeast Ohio Chapter), CLAW Endowment, Leather Archives & Museums, Leather Hall of Fame, LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland, Leather Leadership Conference XVII, MetroHealth LGBT Pride Clinic, Mr. Friendly, Prince of Peace Community Center, Sharon St. Cyr (SSC) Fund, Inc., Tom of Finland Foundation, and Violet’s Cupboard

CLAW Corp. is a certified 501(c)(3) Non-profit Corporation dedicated to fundraising, education, volunteerism and all other charitable needs of the adult leather community. CLAW produces a large annual convention (the Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend) in Cleveland, Ohio every year, and several smaller CLAW Nation events around the country throughout the year.

As a national leather charity, CLAW’s accomplishments have been recognized as Four-Time Pantheon of Leather Award Winner, including Large Non-Profit Organization Of The Year • 2007 & 2012, Large Event Of The Year • 2006, Small Event Of The Year • 2003. CLAW is 100% Non-Profit • 100% Volunteer-based organization. CLAW has donated over $394,000 To Community Charities Nationwide!