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Jewels and Pinstripes Announces 2013 Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag, Giveaways and Auction
PLEASANTON, CA -- 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 2013.
“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 2013,” 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. As of 2013, all celebrity families on the list have had at least one documented celebrity sighting with Jewels and Pinstripes! 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 girl 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 2013 Back To School Celebrity Kids Gift Bag includes the following:
Stephen Joseph Butterfly Raincoat, Butterfly Umbrella and Butterfly Rain Boots (girl), Firetruck Raincoat, Firetruck Umbrella and Firetruck Rainboots (boy), StephenJosephGifts.com
MadPax Spiketus Rex Full Pack in Streamers Design (girl), BLOK Full Pack in Wild Blue Yonder (boy), MadPax.com
RUUM Sequin "53 Varsity" Pullover and Pleated Plaid Navy Skirt (girl), Lodge Plaid Shirt and Five Pocket Corduroy Pant (boy), RUUM.com
Stride Rite Karmen Brown Boots (girl), Saucony Virrata in Red/Black/Citron (boy), StrideRite.com
Adidas Child Tracksuit in red (girl), Child Tracksuit in black (boy), adidas.com
Mabel's Labels Back to School Combo Gift Certificate (boy/girl), MabelsLabels.com
Wee Urban Organic Elephant Dress (girl), Organic Giraffe Shirt (boy), WeeUrban.com
So Young Coral Pink Russian Dolls Lunch Box (girl), Red Scooter Lunch Box (boy), SoYoung.ca
Knot Genie No Tears Hair Detangler Brush in Peaceful Pink (girl), Light Blue (boy), KnotGenie.com
Radz Candy Dispensers and accessories (boy/girl), RadzWorld.com
Girl Bag Retail Value: $450.00, Boy Bag Retail Value $425.00
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 200,000 needs to date and helps support 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 chapters in Missouri city's of Bolivar, Clever, Fordland, Logan-Rogersville, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Springfield, Union Star, Willard and OTC. caretolearnfund.org (http://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.jewelsandpinstripes.com)
About The Gifting Experts
As a leader in the celebrity gifting industry for over nine 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.thegiftingexperts.com)