Lifefactory Partners with Baby2baby to Provide Essential Items to Families Living in Poverty Nationwide
Partnership comes as part of community-based emergency response to help families during COVID-19
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 8, 2020) – Lifefactory, a sub brand of Thermos L.L.C., has committed to helping families in need nationwide get essential items during this crisis through a donation to Los Angelesbased, national non-profit Baby2Baby, which provides basic essentials to children living in poverty. With Lifefactory’s roots in California and a mission to inspire healthy living through glass products that grow with families, the partnership is a natural fit between the two organizations.
Baby2Baby has distributed over 20 million essential items including diapers, hygiene, formula, baby food and more to some of the most vulnerable families across the country impacted by COVID-19. This includes deliveries over 200 partner agencies spanning school districts, homeless shelters, health clinics, foster care, hospitals, clinics and more.
The partnership initiative is part of Lifefactory’s community-based emergency response to the crisis surrounding COVID-19, as families living in poverty struggle to get basic necessities such as diapers, hygiene products, baby food and blankets.
“We at Lifefactory feel a responsibility to help our nation’s children and their families during this challenging time. Parents should not have to worry about making an impossible choice to pay for utilities or rent over food and diapers for their children. We understand the urgency to get families the basic supplies they need”, said Julie Henricks, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Thermos L.L.C. "Through this donation, we aim to support Baby2Baby’s initiatives and provide aid during this time.”
Why is this partnership crucial during COVID 19?
- Baby2Baby distributes essential items like diapers, wipes, formula, blankets, hygiene items, school supplies and more to children impacted by COVID-19 across the country
- By contributing to Baby2Baby, you help provide families in poverty with the essentials they need to make it through this time
Baby2Baby has been flooded with hundreds of thousands of requests for formula and other necessities in the wake of COVID-19, and the demand is only growing. You can be part of Baby2Baby’s efforts, visit www.baby2baby.org. to see how you can help.
When you purchase a Lifefactory Brand product, you are making a positive impact on children nationwide by supporting Baby2Baby.
About Lifefactory Brand
Born in California from a pediatric feeding specialist and an industrial designer, the Lifefactory brand is built on beautiful, functional products that grow with families from cradle to table, inspire healthy living and help parents manage everyday life. Lifefactory brings the purity of glass, the protection of silicone, and the power of color to a full line of products designed for everyday use by families. The Lifefactory line began with baby bottles, and has grown to include iconic adult water bottles, wine and beverage glasses and oven-friendly food storage. All components are made in North America or Europe.
Lifefactory is a sub brand of Thermos L.L.C. and headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Learn more at lifefactory.com.
Every year, Baby2Baby serves hundreds of thousands of children across the country. Baby2Baby provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves. In the last 8 years, Baby2Baby has distributed over 100 million items to children in homeless shelters, domestic violence programs, foster care, hospitals and underserved schools as well as children who have lost everything in the wake of disaster. To learn more about Baby2Baby please visit www.baby2baby.org.
Lifefactory Makes Donation to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund to Fight Against Racial Injustice
Lifefactory stands in solidarity with the fight against systematic racism and inequalities in the justice system
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 4, 2020) – Lifefactory, a sub brand of Thermos L.L.C., announced today that has made a monetary donation to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The funds will go toward NAACP LDF’s fight to achieve racial justice through litigation, advocacy and public education. Through this donation, Lifefactory aims to help families seek justice and true equality.
"Silence on the issues of systemic racism, on inequalities in the criminal justice system, assaults on the free press and on our fundamental First Amendment rights as Americans cannot be tolerated by a free people in a democracy.” said Rick Dias, President and Chief Operating Officer of Thermos L.L.C. “It is incumbent upon all of us to publicly renounce these threats and commit to making meaningful changes within our own organization. We must all stand up and speak out. We understand that it is not enough to make public declarations but it is unthinkable in these times not to do so. We stand in full support of the Black Lives Matter movement, criminal justice reform and a free press.”
The NAACP LDF is at the forefront of the movement to fight for racial justice. During this time, the fight to defend civil and human rights has never been more critical. You can part of the mission by making a donation to help win landmark legal battles, protect voters across the nation, and advance the cause of racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society. Visit here to donate.
About Lifefactory Brand
Lifefactory brings pure glass, protective silicone, and beautiful design to a full line of products designed for everyday use by families. All components are made in North America or Europe. Lifefactory is a sub brand of Thermos L.L.C. and headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Learn more at lifefactory.com.
About the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Founded in 1940, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is the nation’s first civil and human rights law organization. LDF has been completely separate from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) since 1957—although LDF was originally founded by the NAACP and shares its commitment to equal rights. LDF’s Thurgood Marshall Institute is a multidisciplinary and collaborative hub within LDF that launches targeted campaigns and undertakes innovative research to shape the civil rights narrative. Learn more about LDF at naacpldf.org.