OOLY, the whimsical and colorful arts, crafts and school supply brand, introduces their partnership with global non-profit, Kids For Peace. Together, this dynamic duo is on a mission to create a world where kids are free to explore their imaginations, express their feelings, and spread positivity wherever they go. The partnership includes the launch of OOLY’s Create Kindness Packs, fun and educational art supply kits packed with a variety of colorful tools for children to create, which will be available July 2023.
At its core, OOLY and Kids for Peace make a positively uplifting duo for creativity and kindness. By encouraging kids to use their imaginations to promote inclusivity, kindness, and positivity, OOLY and Kids For Peace are inspiring and empowering a new generation of peace builders.
As OOLY’s Founder, Owner and CEO Carol Pankiw puts it “OOLY and Kids for Peace go together like crayons and coloring books, a perfect match for spreading joy, positivity, and creativity to kids everywhere! At OOLY we believe that by combining artistic expression and altruistic action, kids are empowered to create a brighter, more colorful, and more harmonious world for all to enjoy.”
Kids for Peace, home to the illustrious Great Kindness Challenge, has built a worldwide community of kind, compassionate, and empowered young people. Through projects and programs, Kids for Peace has reached neighborhoods across the world, spreading its powerful message to actively engage in socially conscious leadership, community service, arts, environmental stewardship and global friendships.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled about this wonderful partnership! Given OOLY’s worldwide reach, stellar products, inspiring creativity, and unwavering commitment to creating a better and brighter world, we will undoubtedly do great things together,” notes Jill McManigal, Co-founder and Executive Director of Kids for Peace.
OOLY is the official 2024 sponsor of The Great Kindness Challenge, a global campaign that promotes kindness, social-emotional health, and bullying prevention for youth of all ages. A portion of sales from these two OOLY Create Kindness Packs in 2023-2024 will be donated to Kids for Peace, home to The Great Kindness Challenge.
OOLY products can be found in independent gift, stationery and toy stores and national retailers across the world, in addition to online at ooly.com.