“We’re excited to premiere the new Kourage Kauzbots robot and launch a relationship with the Pablove Foundation. We look forward to providing additional opportunities for Pablove Foundation to gain exposure, as well as financial support, through the purchases of their Kauzbots robot,” said Keith Page, founder of Kauzbots. “They are a wonderful organization with a dedicated team who understands how to balance research and comforting help.”
Launched in 2009, Kauzbots is a line of 10 different, colorful, handcrafted plush toy robots designed to inspire kids and adults to make a difference in the world. Each 18” tall Kauzbots robot is a ‘robot with a heart’ with a passion for a particular cause, ranging from childhood cancer to autism to the protection of the environment. 10% of the suggested retail price ($24.99) from the sale of each Kauzbots robot is donated to the non-profit organization that is associated with that bots’ cause, indicated by an accompanying tag on the product.
The sale of Kourage will benefit the Pablove Foundation and its research and programs to improve the lives of children living with cancer. The mission of The Pablove Foundation is to fund pediatric cancer research and advances in treatment, educate and empower cancer families, and improve the quality of life for children living with cancer through hospital play, music and arts programs.
The Pablove Foundation is named after Pablo Thrailkill Castelaz, the son of Jo Ann Thrailkill and Jeff Castelaz and the little brother of Grady Gallagher. Pablo was six years old when he lost his valiant yearlong battle with bilateral Wilms’ Tumor, a rare form of childhood cancer. Imbued with his spirit and inspired by his strength, Pablove is dedicated to the daily, global fight against childhood cancer and the suffering that comes in its wake. They fight on in order to amplify one simple message: kids get cancer too. For more information, visit http://www.Pablove.org
Kauzbots will hold the international launch at the American International Toy Fair, February 13-17, 2011 in the Javits Center, Booth #6468. For more information about Kauzbots, visit http://www.Kauzbots.com
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KAUZBOTS designs and manufactures plush toy “Robots with a Heart” for changing the world, one cause at a time. There are 10 different handcrafted, colorful and lovable Kauzbots robots, each 18" tall. 10% of the retail price is donated to a non-profit focused on a cause close to each robots heart. The company was started in 2009 by a team who wanted to create a company that produced toys and apparel that bring joy through the product itself and how they are sold. Kauzbots is located at the LOFT in Costa Mesa, California and can be found online at http://www.Kauzbots.com