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Jewels and Pinstripes Announces 2010 Back 2 School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag & eBay Auctions 4 Charity
Jewels and Pinstripes Announces 2010 Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag and eBay Auctions to Raise Proceeds for Care to Learn Foundation and Selected Children's Charities
By: Julie Kenney, Jewels and Pinstripes
“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 2010,” 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 from 2009. Many products from our 2009 Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bags were sighted with the children of Madonna, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Katie Holmes, Hugh Jackman, Kate Hudson, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, Heidi Klum and Seal, Reese Witherspoon, Kelly Ripa, Brooke Burke, Denise Richards and more! 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 12th grade children. The auction will be featured on eBay Giving Works main page under "What's Hot", launch on September 6th and run until September 13th with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Care To Learn Foundation. Additional auctions will also be added to benefit selected children’s charities including Annika K. Strain Foundation, Kids Against Hunger and Moment by Moment Foundation. To date, Jewels and Pinstripes has raised more than $300,000 for charity since its inception in 2004.
A Back to School gift bag will also be given to a lucky winner at giveaways hosted by People's Celebrity Baby Blog (girl bag) and ModernMom.com (boy bag).
“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 2010 Back To School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag includes the following:
Tiny Prints, Gift certificate for personalized party invitations ($500 value), plus kid-friendly thank you notes, tinyprints.com/
Ladybugs and Lullabies, No Slip Accessories blend style and function. Available in hundreds of designs and styles for variety. Each handcrafted accessory is guaranteed to stay put and not slip out!, ladybugsandlullabies.ca
Stephen Joseph, Kid-friendly designs that coordinate in a wide array of products for school, home and more! Recipient will receive a girl or boy themed rain coat and rain boots, stephenjosephgifts.com
Kidorable, delighting both children and the adults who love them by transforming everyday rainwear, backpacks, knitwear and towels into objects that excite their imaginations and enrich their lives at play, kidorable.com
stride rite, Glitzy Pet Sookie in white for girls, Slingshot hook and loop for boys, providing ultimate comfort and style for back to school, striderite.com
Zippity Doo's™, children's hair care products are mild for everyday use and provide health benefits to the hair and scalp while helping prevent lice infestation naturally. Available at Target.com; CVS.com, zippitydoos.com
Lillybee, Lillybee began with the simple desire to create beautiful goods. Our love of knit goods has enabled us to bring to baby what grown-ups have enjoyed for so long. We use the finest cashmeres and cottons so that the little ones stay comfortable and cozy all year long, lillybee.com
adidas, The adidas adi Firebird Track Suit sports all the style of a grown-up version and the easy-on elastic waistband and soft fabric make it a comfortable everyday choice, Red for Girls, Grey/Blue for Boys, adidas.com
Belle Sorelle, The perfect back to school gift for deserving moms, Pedi-tote includes a pair of flip-flops, an implement kit, pumice stone and file all in a super chic reusable tote, bellesorelleinc.com
Mabel’s Labels, Mabel’s Labels Ultimate LOL Back-to-School Combo! With Skinny Mini’s, Tag Mates, Shoe Labels & Bag Tags there is a label for all your school supplies & gear! mabel.ca
Violetgumdrop, Sweet and Yummy Bestie Sets™, adorable accessories for you and your best friend, violetgumdrop.com
My Lucky Wish, providing a vast array of personalized gifts and accessories. Recipients will receive personalized cinch sak and water bottle, myluckywish.com
YUBO™, BPA Free, Antimicrobial, Recyclable, and Dishwasher Safe, yubo is a true innovation in lunch carriers. Each lunch box contains changeable faceplates, three sizes of reusable containers, custom built-in icepack and more!, getyubo.com
AllerMates, creating "cool" and kid friendly allergy awareness products featuring original cartoon characters. Keep play dates safe, gift certificate, allermates.com
KINeSYS, Sustainable sunscreen by KINeSYS. Oil, Alcohol, PABA, Preservative and Paraben Free. EASY and fast to apply, feels like a powder. Hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, very water & sweat resistant with topical anti-oxidants. Highly awarded by parents see, kinesys.com
KleenSlate 2-sided Dry Erase Paddles are engaging, easy to clean, and great for active learning. They’re lightweight, colorful and the markers/erasers store right in the handle, kleenslate.com
Myself Belts, Designed for children ages 2-10, Myself Belts’ one-handed closure allows children to master the challenging task of fastening and unfastening a belt on their own – easing frustrations while promoting independence and boosting self-esteem. myselfbelts.com
Tie Buddies®, Help your little one learn faster with Tie Buddies®. These cute, kid-friendly devices act as easy pull-tabs for small hands, taking messy loops out of the equation. The happy characters make a game of it, resulting in a strong knot and even stronger recall, tiebuddies.com
snackTAXI, reusable bags for snacks and sandwiches. Use them as you would plastic ziplock bags - they're food movers for a happy planet!, snacktaxi.com
Mommy’s Messages, Want to let them know how much you care? Good Stuff Products offers Mommy's Messages, cute little notes that you can slip into lunchboxes, backpacks, wherever to show that you care! goodstuffproducts.com
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 provides support for Springfield Public School students to immediately meet basic hunger, health and hygiene needs often before students leave school on the same day. The Foundation for Springfield Public Schools manages and distributes Care to Learn Fund contributions. http://www.caretolearnfund.org/
Additionally, for every dollar the charity raises, the following sponsors have agreed to match it: The Jolie-Pitt Foundation, Jim D. Morris, St. Johns and a private donor.
About Jewels and Pinstripes
Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating Celebrity/VIP thank-you gift bags for charity benefits and high profile events including Celebrity "BUMP", Baby and Children's Birthday Gift Bags, Celebrity Children Birthday Party Gift Bags and Celebrity Baby Shower Gift Bags. See http://www.jewelsandpinstripes.com for more info.
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Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating VIP thank-you bags for charity benefits and high profile events.