The Junior Kindergarten class from St. Paul’s Day School is helping the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) bring the gift of play to disadvantaged children around the country by making a stand – a lemonade stand. All proceeds from sales and donations will help the TIF distribute toys and make play possible for kids in need. Everyone is invited to come out and show their support.
“There are millions of children around the country without access to toys and play,” said Jean Butler, executive director of TIF. “With the help of those participating in our ‘Make a Stand for Kids’ program, the Foundation will be able to help even more children who are going through challenging times. This is an empowering opportunity for kids to help other kids by setting up their own lemonade stands for a great cause.”
You can purchase your cup of lemonade on September 29th between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00 at the PODS Welcome Back Cook-Out, 414 East Broad Street.
For those who can’t make it to the actual lemonade stand and would like to make a donation or are interested in making your own stand, please visit www.MakeaStandForKids.org.
ABOUT MAKE A STAND FOR KIDS (www.MakeAStandforKids.org)
This is the inaugural year for the “Make a Stand for Kids” program. The program was designed to provide a fun and engaging way for children to get involved and give the gift of toys and play to those who may not have it, by setting up a lemonade stand to raise money. All proceeds of the program will go to help the Toy Industry Foundation give the joy of play to kids in need.
ABOUT TOY INDUSTRY FOUNDATION (www.ToyIndustryFoundation.org)
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) brings joy, comfort and learning to children in need by donating toys and grant funding to worthy children's charities. The toy industry’s own foundation, TIF is generously supported by toy companies who donate new toys and by companies and individuals who provide monetary donations. Toys are distributed to national partners serving military families and foster children, as well as to local charities serving underserved, at-risk and homeless children throughout the U.S. and around the world.