pediped® footwear partners this Memorial Day with Operation Homefront to support military families
Henderson, NV (May 2011) — pediped® footwear, one of the leading children’s footwear companies, has always had the mission of giving back. pediped® will continue that tradition this Memorial Day by honoring military families with a “Buy a Pair to Give a Pair” event to benefit Operation Homefront.
For each pair of shoes sold on pediped.com from Midnight Wednesday, May 24 to Midnight Tuesday, May 31st, pediped footwear will donate a pair of pediped shoes to Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront will distribute these shoes directly to families of our service members and wounded warriors.
“pediped footwear is extremely proud to honor military families this Memorial Day,” says Rudy Glocker, Managing Partner, pediped footwear. “We are inspired by the work that Operation Homefront does every day and we are so happy to have our company and our consumers support this worthy organization.”
“Generous partners like pediped footwear make it possible for Operation Homefront to provide vital aid to the families of military members and wounded warriors,” said Jim Knotts, president and CEO of Operation Homefront. “We thank them for their contribution as it will raise awareness and help improve the lives of these heroes.”
Since its founding in 2004, pediped® footwear has become a globally recognized and award-winning children’s shoe brand. With their extremely comfortable fit and adorable styling, pediped® is a favorite among both everyday moms and celebrities. To date, pediped® has donated nearly $1,000,000 in monetary and product donations to children’s charities For more information on pediped’s charitable giving go to www.pedipedfoundation.org.
About Operation Homefront
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers across 25 chapters and has met more than 400,000 needs since 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity Navigator, and with an A rating by the American Philanthropy Institute, 94 percent of all donations to Operation Homefront goes to its programs. For more information about Operation Homefront, please visit www.operationhomefront.net.
pediped® footwear was founded in 2004 by Angela and Brian Edgeworth in their quest for the perfect soft-soled shoe for their first daughter. Exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort and distinctive styling have made the award winning company the fastest-growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. pediped® footwear has been awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance for the promotion of healthy foot development, and the pediped® footwear system has recently been endorsed by researchers associated with Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston.
pediped® footwear is sold in over 3000 stores in the United States and 40 countries worldwide with an offering of more than 120 designs for boys and girls between their three lines, Originals®, Grip ‘n’ Go™ and Flex®. Originals® (soft-soled shoes for newborns to age 2), Grip ‘n’ Go™ (thin rubber-soled shoes for children ages 9 months to 3 years) and Flex® (rubber-soled shoes for children 1 to 7 years) are available in EU sizes ranging from 17 to 31. For more information, visit www.pediped.com or call 1-702-567-0311.
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