Until this week, I had no idea that over 190 million children under the age of five suffer from Vitamin A deficiency. A crucial vitamin for eyesight (the development of the retina, in particular), a year's supply of Vitamin A can be provided for a child for only .25, and that's just what Vitamin Angels aims to do. Now, the folks over at vitaminwater have pledged to donate .25 for each view (up to one million!) given to each of three YouTube videos. All you have to do is watch them.
Queens, New York-based band BAYSIDE are offering a limited-edition, specially-designed t-shirt to benefit relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Proceeds from each shirt will benefit the Greater New York American Red Cross as they continue to assist families struggling in the aftermath of the storm. The band issued the following statement...
Whether you want to call it a "Hurricane" or a "Superstorm," the weather event known as "Sandy" left a path of destruction that is beyond belief. One of the many areas facing massive clean-up is the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, and on November 11, the Hip Tot Music Festival will host a Famiyl Fundraiser to benefit the Red Hook Initiative for Sandy Relief Efforts. Music will be by The Itty Biddies.
As first mentioned here on The Rock Father earlier this month, toymaker JAKKS Pacific has created a special line of Presidential 'Kids - Cabbage Patch Kids designed in the likenesses of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan. The dolls are being auctioned on eBay through November 6 to benefit Rock the Vote, a non-partisan, non-profit organization. The auction is NOW LIVE.
As a part of their ongoing 15th birthday celebration, Build-A-Bear Workshop will be inviting guests into their stores to participate in the creation of 25,000 stuffed animals that will be donated to the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots program, providing gifts to children who might not otherwise receive any this holiday season.
Toymaker JAKKS Pacific has created a special line of Presidential 'Kids - Cabbage Patch Kids (one of my daughter's favorite toys) designed in the likenesses of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan. The dolls will be auctioned off on eBay from October 30-November 6 to benefit Rock the Vote, a non-partisan, non-profit organization.