PRLog - Aug. 28, 2014 - PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Jewels and Pinstripes, one of the nation’s premier gift bag companies, dedicated to raising money for charitable causes, announced today the contents of its Back To School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag for 2014. The gift bag, valued at more than $400.00, includes fashion-forward children’s products to prepare top celebrity kids for their first day of school with such essentials as backpacks, lunch boxes, accessories, rain gear, hair products and more. Media giveaways to be held in early September including People.com's Celebrity Baby Blog.
Jewels and Pinstripes 2014 Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag
“Back to School is such a special time of year and we are ecstatic to be the resource for busy celebrity parents by showcasing top children’s products and apparel available for 2014,” said Julie Kenney, founder and president of Jewels and Pinstripes. “We continue to be overwhelmed with the celebrity response of our Back To School Gift Bags that started in 2008. We are looking forward to another wonderful year of pleased celebrity parents and well-deserved awareness of our selected charity."
Jewels and Pinstripes also announced the launch of a special charity auction of a Back To School Gift Bag on eBay to benefit the Care To Learn Foundation, a children’s charity founded by Brad Pitt’s brother, Doug Pitt, which provides emergency needs for K through 6th grade children. The auction which will feature a boy themed back to school gift bag and will launch in September with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Care To Learn Foundation.
“We are overjoyed that Julie Kenney and Jewels and Pinstripes chose to partner with Care To Learn,” said Doug Pitt, Founder of Care To Learn Foundation. “We are humbled by their generosity and look forward to a successful auction and many more future contributions as a result of the awareness brought to our amazing cause.”
The 2014 Back To School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag includes the following:
LeapFrog LeapPad3 Learning Tablet, LeapFrog.com
MadPax Warp Speed Bubble Full Pack (boy), MadPax Pink Wink Blok Full Pack (girl), MadPax.com
Stephen Joseph Pirate Sidekick with coordinating Lunch Pal and Sweet Notes (boy), Fox Sidekick with coordinating Lunch Pal and Sweet Notes (girl), StephenJosephGifts.com
Skip Hop Monkey Little Kid Raincoat (size 5/6) and Zoobrella Monkey Little Kid Umbrella (boy), Ladybug Little Kid Raincoat (size 5/6) and Zoobrella Ladybug Little Kid Umbrella (girl), SkipHop.com
Stride Rite M2P Knox Grey/Orange (boy), Quinn Silver Glitter Shoes (girl), StrideRite.com
Mabel's Labels Ultimate Back to School Combo, MabelsLabels.com
Snip-Its Tangy Apple 3-in-1 Shampoo, Morning Miracle Mousse and Tangle Tamer Detangling Spray, Snipits.com
Trapper Keeper® Heat-Sealed Binder, 2-Pocket Folder, 10-1/2” x 7-1/2” One-Subject Notebook, Five-Tabbed Dividers and Student Planner, TrapperKeeper.com
Booginhead Pack'ems Resuable Snack Pouches and Screw Top Squeez'ems, Booginhead.com
Hasbro Play-Doh Animal Duffle Bag, Hasbro.com
Boy Bag Retail Value $465.96, Girl Bag Retail Value: $432.96
About Care To Learn:
About Care To Learn: CARE TO LEARN FUND was established in April of 2008 by Doug Pitt with donations from the Jolie-Pitt Foundation, Jim D. Morris and an anonymous donor. The fund has provided over 325,000 needs to date and helps support K-12 students by immediately meeting their basic hunger, health and hygiene needs often before students leave school on the same day. One hundred percent of every donation goes to meeting student needs -- from backpacks filled with nutritional food for the weekend to clothes, shoes and underwear that fits to eyeglasses and hearing aids to transportation to the doctor's office. Care to Learn now has 16 chapters throughout Missouri. www.caretolearnfund.org
About Jewels and Pinstripes
Jewels and Pinstripes, founded in 2004 is celebrity gifting at its finest, specializing in creating one-of-a-kind gift bags for high profile charity events and celebrity milestones. To date, Julie and Jewels and Pinstripes have raised more than $350,000 for children’s charities through auctioning our gift bags online to benefit Save the Children, The Plasticos Foundation, Moment by Moment Foundation, Annika K. Strain Foundation, Care to Learn Fund as well as events that include the American Cinematheque Gala, Indianapolis 500, EXTRA Awards Lounge, MusiCares® Person of the Year Tribute during Grammy Week®, Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night just to name a few.
Julie continues to surpass expectations with Jewels and Pinstripes as a leader in Celebrity and VIP gifting by consistently getting unique products into the hands and onto A-List celebrities, celebrity parents as well as their babies and children. Jewels and Pinstripes prides itself on A-List celebrity sightings with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Katie Holmes, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Halle Berry, Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwen Stefani, Heidi Klum and Seal, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, Jessica Alba, Hugh Jackman, Salma Hayek, Brooke Shields, Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and many more!
Jewels and Pinstripes gift bags and the adorable contents regularly attract the attention of leading media outlets including or have been seen in/on: The View, Oprah Winfrey Show, People Magazine, People.com, Pregnancy Magazine, People’s Celebrity Baby Blog, Celebrity Baby Scoop, Modern Mom, Us Weekly Magazine, OK! Weekly, Life and Style Weekly, TyraShow.com, In Touch Weekly, Extratv.com, Entertainment Tonight Online and many others.jewelsandpinstripes.com (http://www.google.com/
About The Gifting Experts
As a leader in the celebrity gifting industry for over 8 years, Julie HAS became known by several media outlets as the “go to girl for great gifts.” With so many requests for Julie’s expertise, Julie longed for a way to provide all of her gifting know-how all in one place. In 2011, Julie created The Gifting Experts, Your Go To Guide For Great Gifts. The website allows for 24/7 access to the top gift guides, Julie’s Picks and more! thegiftingexperts.com (http://www.google.com/