FIETT Partners with the Coats for Kids Foundation
March 04, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsPRINCE GEORGE'S PARK, Singapore – February 4, 2013 – FIETT, creators of touchscreen-friendly gloves, announces a partnership that will help provide warm coats for children in need. FIETT will be donating eight percent of the profits from the sale of every pair of gloves to the Coats for Kids Foundation.
FIETT's IS Gloves are designed for today's wearer, allowing touchscreen capabilities for all ten fingers. Water-repellent, lightweight, and featuring thinsulate for extra protection against the elements, IS Gloves has quickly become a favorite for smartphone and tablet users. The lightweight design makes them ideal for everyone.
The partnership with the Coats for Kids Foundation will help further the organization's goals to provide winter coats to children who need them. By working with organizations and businesses like FIETT, The Coats for Kids Foundation is able to distribute new winter coats around the country. For as little as $20, the Coats for Kids Foundationcan provide a child with a new, warm winter coat. The Coats for Kids Foundation vision is that vision is that every child wearing a new winter coat is healthy, able to attend school regularly and develop a strong self-esteem.
"Every pair of gloves means a little more warmth for kids," the company states on its website. "You can make a difference."
The statistics are startling. As of March 2012, more than 16.5 million children in the U.S. live in poverty. An astounding 1.5 million American children are homeless. To be classified as poverty-level, a family of four would make $22,500 or less, according to the government. These children are often without warm weather clothing, leading to miserable winters and potential health problems.
To help the Coats for Kids Foundation, you can visit FIETT's website and buy a pair of IS Gloves. Eight percent of purchases will go to the cause and within days, you'll be enjoying your new pair of gloves.
FIETT, which stands for Fun Ecological Tech Textile, is a small business located in Singapore. All of FIETT's creations are made with a mind toward the environment, made from recycled materials like extracted bamboo and water bottles. This means no harmful chemicals are used to make FIETT's gloves and less irrigation is required in the manufacturing process. To learn more, please visit: www.fiett.com.
Coats for Kids Foundation is a division of Operation Warm, which is the nation's largest nonprofit provider of new winter coats to children in need. The Coats for Kids Foundation's vision is that every child wearing a new winter coat is healthy, able to attend school regularly and develop a strong self-esteem. In the winter of 2012-2013, the Coats for Kids Foundation and Operation Warm served over 200,000 children in 41 states. To date, Operation Warm has served 1.2 million children. For more information, visit: www.operationwarm.org.